Current calls, week 43, 2017
Tips from KI Grants Office about current calls
Swedish and Nordic grants
Sweden-Japan 150 anniversary grants – Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT)
This supports the implementation of short-term projects targeting the establishment of new and strategically interesting international relationships in research and higher education between Sweden and Japan. Grants are worth up to SEK 150,000, and may only be used for internationalisation activities.
Closing date: 28 Nov 2017
Konung Gustaf V:s forskningsanslag – Stiftelsen Konung Gustaf V:s Jubileumsfond
Dessa stöder i första hand forskning inriktad mot reumatiska sjukdomar. Totalt uppgår budgeten till SEK 11.8 miljoner, varav SEK 129,000 är specifikt avsatta för polioforskning och SEK 135,000 till allergiforskning.
Closing date: 30 Nov 2017
Forskningsanslag – Majblomman
Dessa bidrag stöder samhällsvetenskaplig, pedagogisk och medicinsk forskning om barn i Sverige. Den totala budgeten är SEK 1 miljon per år som fördelas på ett tiotal projekt.
Closing date: 1 Dec 2017
Stefan och Martina Ränks donation – Stiftelsen Samariten
Detta syftar till att stödja olika former av vetenskapliga utbyten inom ämnesområdet barnkardiologi. Stöd utgår i första hand som resestipendier eller som medel för anordnande av kliniska eller vetenskapliga möten eller kongresser.
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017
ACTERIA doctoral prize - European Federation of Immunological Societies
EFIS and ACTERIA invite applications for their doctoral prize, which recognises the best doctoral theses defended in the last three years in immunology and allergology.
Applicants must be members of an EFIS affiliated national society. Theses must have been defended at a European institution in the last three years prior to the application deadline.
Two prizes, worth €15,000 each, are available. The winners have the possibility of receiving an extra €50,000 per year for three years to conduct a research project at a European institution.
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017
ACTERIA early career research prize - European Federation of Immunological Societies
EFIS and ACTERIA invite applications for their early career research prize in immunology and allergology
Applicants must be members of an EFIS affiliated national society. Early career researchers must have conducted research in a European research institute in the past 10 years. They must have earned their PhD or equivalent degree after 1 January 2007.
Two prizes, worth €30,000 each, are available. The winners have the possibility of receiving an extra €50,000 per year for three years to conduct a research project at a European institution.
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017
Fellowship awards - European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases
The European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases invites applications for its fellowship awards. These support basic or clinical research that utilises advanced techniques and methods to improve the health of children through the prevention or management of infectious diseases. Applications with emphasis on prevention will receive high priority. Fellowships can take place outside or within the applicant’s institution and country. Applicants must be ESPID members, and under the age of 40 on the day of the application deadline. The annual stipend is worth €50,000. For full eligibility criterea, see the link below.
Closing date: 1 Dec 2017
ERC Consolidator Grant 2018 (ERC-2018-CoG)
The ERC provides long-term funding to support excellent Principal Investigators consolidating their own independent research team or programme. Applicants for the Consolidator Grant should have been awarded their first PhD > 7 and ≤ 12 years prior to 1 January 2018, with exceptions for parental leave, national service, clinical training and long-term illness. For more information visit KI staff pages.
Closing date: 15 Feb 2018.
ERC CoG Bootcamp
KI Grants Office has organized a one-day bootcamp event for applicants to the ERC Consolidator Grant 2018 call, which will cover information about the grant, tips and hands-on training for the different parts of the application.
The bootcamp will take place on 14th Nov 2017 (9:00-15:00) in Solna, and registration is required - to register, or for more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federal Funding agencies
Lupus research programme -- US Department of Defense, US
Applications must address at least one of the three following focus areas:
• understand lupus disease heterogeneity including progressive stages of lupus disease over time, strategies and technologies to subtype patients, lupus disease mechanisms, biopsychosocial studies, personalised medicine, variation in treatment and its effects on patient outcomes, socioeconomic studies, environmental studies, and epidemiological studies;
• understand how the underlying genetic components of lupus disease relate to clinical disease characteristics using functional genomic studies;
• determine the pathobiology of lupus in target human tissues including imaging studies, genetics of lupus disease in particular tissues, and metabolomics.
Closing dates: Pre-Application Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (ET), Dec 21, 2017; Application Submission Closing date: 11:59 p.m. ET, Jan 4, 2018
This supports highly innovative, untested, potentially groundbreaking concepts in lupus research. Clinical trials are not allowed. Awards are worth up to USD 150,000 each for a maximum period of one year.
This supports the full spectrum of research projects or ideas that specifically focus on scientific and clinical lupus issues, which have the potential to make a major impact in lupus research. Clinical trials are not allowed. Preliminary data is encouraged, but not required. Funding is worth up to USD 525,000 for a maximum period of three years.
Psychological health and traumatic brain injury research programme – applied behaviour analysis clinical study award --US Department of Defense, US
This supports a prospective clinical study that evaluates the effectiveness of the tiered delivery model of applied behaviour analysis (ABA) for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Funding is worth up to USD 7 million over a maximum period of four years.
Closing dates: Pre-Application Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (ET), Nov 30, 2017; Application Submission Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET, Dec 14, 2017
Secondary analyses of existing cohorts, data sets and stored biospecimens to address clinical ageing research questions (R01, R21): AIDS-related -- NIH: National Institute on Aging, US and other funders
This AIDS-related call supports applications employing secondary analysis of existing data sets or stored biospecimens, to address clinically related issues on ageing changes influencing health across the lifespan, and on diseases and disabilities in older persons. The use of cohorts that are linked to electronic health record systems and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrative data is especially welcome. In addition, this initiative supports activities addressing specific hypotheses in clinical aging research and to inform the design and implementation of future epidemiologic or human intervention studies, or current geriatric practice in maintenance of health, management of disease, and prevention of disability. Applicants are encouraged to consider data from a variety of sources. Investigators are also encouraged to augment existing data sets as appropriate and feasible to address their study hypotheses.
Closing dates: applications due by 5pm local time of applicant organisation every 7 Jan, 7 May and 7 Sept until 8 May 2020.
Secondary analyses of existing cohorts, data sets and stored biospecimens to address clinical ageing research questions (R01, R21): AIDS-related -- NIH: National Institute on Aging, US and other funders (FOA): PA-17-088 (R01), PA-17-089 (R21)
AACR lymphoma research fellowships -- American Association for Cancer Research, US
These support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct lymphoma research and to establish a career path in this field. The research proposed may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to lymphoma. AACR membership is required in order to apply.
Three fellowships of two years each are available. The grants are worth USD 110,000 each
Closing date: application deadline: Nov 16, 2017 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
SUPPORT FOR ONGOING CLINICAL RESEARCH IN THALASSEMIA -- Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, US
The goal of this initiative is to support investigators from all disciplines and backgrounds with their ongoing clinical projects to address one or more of the following areas impacting patients with thalassemia, including but not limited to: cardiac issues and iron overload; fertility, pregnancy and family planning; quality of life, psychosocial impact and/or burden of disease.
The stipends will be $40,000 annually with possibility of one-year renewal upon submission of a renewal application. They aim to support innovative small-scale pilot studies, observational trials, or ancillary support for ongoing interventional studies (for example, support of a trainee joining an existing trial, or new biological endpoint analyses for an existing trial).
Closing dates: call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year. Letter of intent by December 23, 2017; invited, full applications due February 6, 2018.
Future clinical researchers in neurology and neuroscience scholarship -- American Academy of Neurology, US
This supports travel and attendance to the AAN annual meeting. Applicants must be medical students, junior residents or junior fellows interested and committed to a career in research. US and international applicants may apply. The scholarship is worth USD 1,000 to offset costs associated with attendance.
Closing date: Application Period: Nov 1-30, 2017