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Current Limited Submissions Competitions

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USDA NIFA:  Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/FY21-CPPM-Mod-RFA-508.pdf

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/CPPM

Keywords: Integrated Pest Management, development, implementation

Award Details: Awards range from $200K-$325K over 24-36 months depending on the project scope and category.  See sponsor guidelines for detals

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 1/25/2021 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 2/1/2021 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/15/2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF: Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19609/nsf19609.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Ethics

Keywords: STEM, ethics, responsible conduct, academic integrity, ethical cultures

Award Details: up to $600,000 for 5 year awards; up to $400,000 for 3 year awards

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 22, 2021

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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American Heart Association: Disparities in Cardio-Oncology Strategically Focused Research Network

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://professional.heart.org/-/media/phd-files/research/strategically-focused-research-networks/disparities-in-cardiooncology-request-for-applications.pdf?la=en

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Cardio

Keywords: cancer, cardiovascular disease, health disparities, population science, basic science, clinical science, comorbidities, diagnosis/treatment, lifestyle preventions

Award Details: up to $2.925M

Eligibility: Center director and PIs must be AHA members/partners.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 applicant total from UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DHS: DHS S&T Engineering Secure Environments from Targeted Attacks (ESE) Center of Excellence (COE) – Lead

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330690

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/COE

Keywords: homeland security, education, technical missions

Award Details: up to $3,650,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 applicant total from UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NSF: Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21550/nsf21550.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/S-STEM

Keywords: STEM fields, low-income, technology, biological and physical sciences

Award Details: $70,000,000 to $95,000,000 annually, for new and continuing awards. Awards for Track 1 (Institutional Capacity Building) projects may not exceed $650,000. Awards for Track 2 (Design and Development: Single Institution) projects may not exceed $1.0 million. Awards for Track 3 (Design and Development: Multi-Institutional Consortia) projects may not exceed $5.0 million. In all cases, the totals are inclusive of direct and indirect costs.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from each UConn/UConn Health school/college

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, April 7, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information: Please view the changes affecting all proposals submitted to the S-STEM program on the program page.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Vascular Cures: Wylie Scholar Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://vascularcures.org/wylie-scholar-program-2/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Wylie

Keywords: vascular health, development grant, basic science, translational research, clinical research, outcomes research, patient care

Award Details: $50,000 for 3 years

Eligibility: Candidates must hold a full-time faculty appointment as a vascular surgeon with active privileges at a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education in the United States or the Committee for the Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools in Canada.  Please see sponsor guidelines for additional eligibility requirements.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, March 1, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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RRF Foundation for Aging Research Grants

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: http://www.rrf.org/apply-for-a-grant/research-grants/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/RRF

Keywords: aging populations, translational research, interventional trials, health services research

Award Details: up to $250,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Saturday, May 1, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHSCC) (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-20-006.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/EHSCC

Keywords: environmental health science, environmental exposures, human biology, disease, translational research

Award Details: up to $850,000 per year for up to 4 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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USDA NIFA: Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program (BRAG)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/biotechnology-risk-assessment-research-grants-program-brag

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/BRAG

Keywords: genetically engineered organisms, microorganisms, viruses and bacteria

Award Details: up to $500,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (Optional) Deadline: Thursday, January 21, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if a full internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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CDC: Supporting and Improving the Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System in the United States

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328301

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Kidney _Surveillance

Keywords: kidney disease, disease prevention, health assessment

Award Details: up to $1.2M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (Optional) Deadline: Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if a full internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-223.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ESTEEMED

Keywords: diversity, biomedical sciences, skills development, research experiences, STEM fields

Award Details: Unlimited, but must reflect needs of proposed budget

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February  8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, May 24, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, June 24, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Diabetes Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-20-025.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Diabetes

Keywords: diabetes, endocrine and metabolic diseases, diabetes research, pilot studies

Award Details: up to $1M per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, May 20, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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USDA NIFA: Methyl Bromide Transition Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/methyl-bromide-transition

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Methyl

Keywords: pesticides, disease control, pest management systems, pest control

Award Details: up to $500,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, February 12, 2021

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if a full internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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USDA NIFA: Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/higher-education-multicultural-scholars-program-msp

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MSP

Keywords: diversity, educational achievement, agricultural workforce

Award Details: up to $200,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, February 8, 2021

Additional information: Due to the quick turnaround time, if a full internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DOE: Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Quantum Information Science

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330403

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Quantum

Keywords: quantum phenomena, quantum information systems, quantum computing, mechanical sciences, chemistry

Award Details: up to $1.5M per year for 3 years. A minimum amount of $200,000 per year must be requested, or applications may be declined.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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USDA NIFA: Minor Crop Pest Management Program Interregional Research Project #4

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/minor-crop-pest-management-program-interregional-research-project-4-ir-4

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NIFAPest

Keywords: pest control, specialty crops, crop production, crop value, agricultural markets

Award Details: $15M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 11, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, February 12, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Health Integration Prenatal-to-Three Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-078

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Prenatal

Keywords: maternal care, prenatal care, health equity, health systems

Award Details: Up to $255,600 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, March 15, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-087

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ISTP

Keywords: mental health, substance abuse disorders, nursing, training programs

Award Details: Up to $650,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Coordination and Evaluation Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-20-023.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/FIRST

Keywords: biomedical research, workforce diversity, inclusive environments

Award Details: up to $840K in the first year, and up to $1.5M in the following years. Project periods extend for a maximum of 5 years total.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Saturday, January 30, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, March 1, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Cohort (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-20-022.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/FIRST_Cohort

Keywords: biomedical research, workforce diversity, inclusive environments

Award Details:  up to $300k in the first year, up to $3,275,000 in years 2-4, and up to $120K in the fifth year. Project periods extend for a maximum of 5 years total.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Saturday, January 30, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, March 1, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: FY 2021 Ending the HIV Epidemic-Primary Care HIV Prevention Funding (HRSA-21-092)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://bphc.hrsa.gov/program-opportunities/primary-care-hiv-prevention

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/PCHP

Keywords: HIV prevention, HIV elimination, health care centers

Award Details: $275,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 11, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, February 2, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (G-RISE) (T32 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

This competition has been removed – UConn is not eligible for G-RISE.  Please see next listing for NIH IMSD instead.

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NIH: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (T32 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-025.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/IMSD

Keywords: biomedical research, career development, diversity

Award Details: budgets are unlimited but must reflect the needs of the proposed project

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 11, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, February 26, 2021 

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Research Experience in Genomic Research for Data Scientists (R25)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-075.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Genomic_Data

Keywords: genome sciences, genomic medicine, implications in genomic research,  research experiences

Award Details: $250,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18,  2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, April 25, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors (R25)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-074.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MREGC

Keywords: genome sciences, genomic medicine, implications in genomic research,  research experiences

Award Details: up to $250,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 18,  2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, April 25, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: New Chemistries for Un-drugged Targets through A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration (ASPIRE) Collaborative Research Program (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-TR-21-001.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ASPIRE

Keywords: translational research, undrugged biological targets, new chemistries, human disease

Award Details: up to $750,000 per year (up to 2 years) for the UG3 phase and $1M per year (up to 4 years) for the UH3 phase. 

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, July 8, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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The Macy Foundation: Macy Faculty Scholars

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://macyfoundation.org/macy-scholars

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Macy

Keywords: clinical care, career development

Award Details: $100,000 per year for 2 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from nursing, 1 from medical school

Eligibility: Candidate must: be a doctorally-prepared faculty member in good standing at the sponsoring school. Have served for five or more years as a full-time faculty member, ideally at the sponsoring school. Have an identified senior faculty member who will provide advice on the candidate’s project and career development. Have an educational innovation project with the appropriate institutional support. Have an institutional commitment for the protection of at least 50% of the candidate’s time. Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its territories

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, January 4, 2021  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: February 10, 2021 by 3PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation: Clinical Investigator Award

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/clinical-investigator

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/RunyonCIA

Keywords: Physician-scientists, clinical research, cancer research, early career

Eligibility:  UCH School of Medicine faculty only. Assistant Professor or equivalent.  MD or MD/PhD with active US medical license.  Must be within first four years of initial full faculty appointment.  See guidelines for additional eligibility requirements.

Award Details: Up to $200K per year for three years, plus retirement of up to $100K of med school debt.

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to 5 from UConn Health School of Medicine

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, January 4, 2021  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 4PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.dreyfus.org/camille-dreyfus-teacher-scholar/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Dreyfus

Keywords: chemical sciences (including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering), early career, research and undergraduate education

Award Details: $75K research grant ($7.5K reserved for departmental expense) over 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, January 4, 2020 by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday,  February 4, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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CDC: Reducing Inequities in Cancer Outcomes through Community-Based Interventions on Social Determinants of Health

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328316

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Cancer_Outcomes

Keywords: ethnic disparities, cancer outcomes, public health interventions

Award Details: $1M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, January 4, 2021  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NEA: Grants for Arts Projects

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.arts.gov/grants/grants-for-arts-projects

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NEA_Grants

Keywords: cultural heritage, community life, arts

Award Details: between $10,000 to $100,000. Grants cannot exceed 50% of the total cost of the project. All grants require a nonfederal cost share/match of at least 1 to 1. For example, if an organization receives a $10,000 grant, the total eligible project costs must be at least $20,000 and the organization must provide at least $10,000 toward the project from nonfederal sources.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, January 4, 2021  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, February 11, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DOE: High-Energy-Density Laboratory Plasma Science

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330132

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/DOE_Density

Keywords: laboratory plasmas, high-density plasma, astrophysics, planetary science, atomic matter, hydrodynamics

Award Details:

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, December 20, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, February 18, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DOE: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY OF BIOENERGY-RELEVANT MICROBES TO ENABLE PRODUCTION OF NEXT-GENERATION BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330176

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/DOE_Systems

Keywords: model organisms, microbial functional capabilities, biosynthetic pathways, polymer deconstruction

Award Details: between $250,000 to $500,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12pm noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, April 6, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted with further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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US Enhanced Surveillance Network to Assess Burden, Natural History, and Effectiveness of Vaccines to Prevent Enteric and Respiratory Viruses in Children

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328354

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Vaccine_Effectiveness

Keywords: acute gastroenteritis, acute respiratory illnesses, respiratory viruses, vaccine effectiveness

Award Details: between $1.6M and $1.96M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, December 28  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, February 8, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Building Capacity to Improve Collecting and Reporting Viral Suppression Data to the Medicaid Adult Core Set

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-083

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Medicaid

Keywords: HIV, viral suppression, public health, Medicaid

Award Details: up to $4M per year for 4 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, December 28, 2020  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (LEND)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-041

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/LEND

Keywords: autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities, child health

Award Details: up to $738,000 per year. An additional supplement of up to $50,000 may be requested for 1 year.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, December 28, 2020  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DOE: Environmental System Science

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329897

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ESS

Keywords: terrestrial systems, watersheds, coastal zones, Earth system models, Terrestrial-Aquatic Interfaces, Perturbations and Disturbances, Biogeochemical Activity

Award Details: Each project has an award floor of $100,000. Award ceilings vary based upon the research area. Research Areas 1 & 2: $1,000,000 total award for “standard” 3-year projects; $300,000 total award for 1-to 2-year exploratory (“high risk”) projects. For Science Research Area 3: $150,000 total award for 1-to 2-year exploratory (“high-risk”) projects 

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Pre-Application Deadline: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Additional information:  Given the quick turnaround time, researchers will be contacted with further instructions if more than the maximum number of NOIs are received. 

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Ono Pharma: Breakthrough Science Initiative Awards Program (Ono Initiative)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.onofound.org/initiative/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Ono

Keywords: chemical sciences, treatments, health care

Award Details: $300,000 per year for 3 years

Number of UConn Applicants: up to 2 applicants across campuses

Eligibility: PI must have an MD and/or PhD degree. The PI must be a young and/or mid-career scientist (15 years or below of experience from starting independent academic position). The PI may not already be engaged in other sponsored research with Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and/or grant program with Ono Pharma Foundation. The PI may not apply for funding to amplify current work. However, PIs may research a new idea based on a prior finding of the PI.                            

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, December 28, 2020  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Thursday, February 18, 2021 by 5PM ET

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday,May 18, 2021 by 5PM ET

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-21-001.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ONES

Keywords: Environmental Health Sciences, Early Stage Investigators, Health Impact of Environmental Agents

Award Details: Up to $475K per year for up to five years, divided between direct costs and career enhancement costs.  See FOA for details.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application per School or College within UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, December 21, 2020  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, February 26, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information: Applicants from the School of Engineering who wish to apply should consult their School’s Dean’s office (Dr. Mike Accorsi) for further information. Applicants from all other schools/colleges should submit an NOI via the UConn Quest Portal.

Applications submitted in response to this FOA must have a research focus on exposure -health related responses from environmental agents within the mission interest of the NIEHS.  Environmental agents which are considered of primary interest for NIEHS include:  industrial chemicals or manufacturing byproducts, metals, pesticides, herbicides, air pollutants and other inhaled toxicants, particulates or fibers, fungal, and bacterial or biologically derived toxins. Applications which focus entirely or primarily on exposure factors within the primary mission responsibility of other NIH Institutes and Centers will be considered nonresponsive to this announcement and will not proceed to review.  See FOA for full details.

 If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Diabetes Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-20-025.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Diabetes

Keywords: diabetes, endocrine diseases, metabolic diseases, 

Award Details: budgets are limited to $1M per year for 5 years. Applications proposing a Regional/National Shared Research Core or expanded P and F Program are limited to $1,250,000 per year.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, May 20, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Rapid Response Rural Data Analysis and Issue Specific Rural Research Studies

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-029

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/HRSA_Rapid

Keywords: rural communities, rural health care, Medicaid, data analysis

Award Details: up to $500,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, December 28, 2020  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, January 29, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-020

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NWD

Keywords: disadvantaged students, nursing education

Award Details: up to $555,000 per year for 4 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12pm noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline:  Monday, December 28, 2020  by 12pm noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DOS: DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329896

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/DRL

Keywords: technology, digital safety, policy and advocacy, applied research, human rights

Award Details: Between $500,000 and $3,000,000. SOIs that request less than $500,000 or more than $3,000,000 may be deemed technically ineligible.

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 2 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, January 11, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, March 5, 2021

Additional information:  IIf a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include a 3-page concept note designed to clearly communicate a program idea and its objectives as detailed in the program description.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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BRF Fay/Frank 2021 Seed Grant Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.thebrf.org/seed-grants/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/FayFrank

Keywords: Brain Function, molecular and clinical neuroscience

Award Details: Up to $80K over two years ($40K per year)

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 across all campuses

Eligibility: Must be an Assistant or Associate Professor.  See guidelines for further eligibility requirements.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 by 4PM CST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by 4PM CST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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CDC: National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=321579

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Child_Injury

Keywords: agriculture, child injury, health and safety burdens

Award Details: between $1,200,000 and $1,500,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, February 9, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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CDC: Implementation Research Consortium to Accelerate Impact of Health Department-Delivered HIV Prevention Activities

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328318

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/HIV_Prevention

Keywords: HIV prevention, AIDS prevention, HIV risk

Award Details: Total funding for Core Projects in the first year is $300,000 to $350,000. Total funding for Collaborative Projects is between $750,000 to $800,000. Funding period is 5 years. 

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: December 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, January 28, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Please specify the project you wish to submit an application for in the NOI.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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CDC: Conducting Research to Inform Pandemic Response and Recovery of Emergency-Affected Populations by Determining Public Health Needs, Improving Methods, and Integrating Services to Mitigate Morbidity and Mortality

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329756

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Pandemic

Keywords: epidemiology, COVID-19, vulnerable populations, humanitarian emergencies

Award Details: up to $3,000,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: December 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, February 18, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Rural Health Services Outreach Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-027

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/HRSA_Outreach

Keywords: health care delivery, underserved populations, rural communities, health disparities

Award Details: up to $200,000 for the regular outreach track; up to $250,000 for the healthy rural hometown initiative (HRHI) track.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, November 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Additional information: Applicants should indicate their desired research track in their NOI. Due to the quick turnaround time, if a full competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted for further information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DOS DRL: FY20 Statements of Interest for China

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329593

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/China

Keywords: human rights, human rights protections, China

Award Details: between $750,000 and $1,500,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 proposals total across all campuses 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, November 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Additional information:  Due to the quick turnaround time, if an internal competition is necessary, researchers will be contacted for more information.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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DOE: Computational Chemical Sciences 

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329588

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Computational_Computer

Keywords: chemical processes, computing, electronic structure, chemical dynamics, statistical mechanisms, data science

Award Details: $500,000 to $2,000,000 per year for 4 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 proposals total across all campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by 12PM noon (note updated due date)

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: TBA – Applicants will be contacted if more NOIs are received than can be supported in this competition

Sponsor Pre-proposal Deadline (Required): Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, February 8, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-089

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/HRSA_Behavioral

Keywords: behavioral health services, adolescents

Award Details: up to $480,000 per year for 4 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday,  January 21, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Council on Library and Information Resources: Recordings at Risk

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://clir.smapply.io/prog/recordings_at_risk/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Library

Keywords: digital reformat, audiovisual content

Award Details: $10,000 t0 $50,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 16, 2020 by 12PM EST

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020 by 12PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, January 29, 2021 by 11:59PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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St. Baldrick’s Foundation: Scholar (Career Development) Awards

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.stbaldricks.org/file/Research/2021-SBF-Scholar-Guidelines.pdf

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Baldrick_Scholar

Keywords: pediatric cancer, cancer research, quality of life, survivorship, alternative therapies, epidemiology

Award Details: $110,000 per year for a minimum period of 2 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health. 1 more application may be accepted due to the sponsor’s limited submissions exemption policy. This application must focus on one of the following specific areas: brain tumors, burkitt lymphoma, complementary/alternative therapies, hepatoblastoma, langerhans cell histiocytosis, rhabdoid tumors.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 16, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 23, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, December 4, 2020

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, February 19, 2021

Additional information:  Funds may not be used for human embryonic stem cell research. While no specific eligibility criteria is given, this award is meant for developing research for new investigators, not to fund senior investigators. Therefore, preference is given to developing investigators.

 If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NEH: National Digital Newspaper Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/national-digital-newspaper-program

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Newspaper

Keywords: digital resources, U.S. history, newspapers

Award Details: $325,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 16, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 23, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Optional Draft Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, January 14, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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HRSA: Rural Health Clinical Technical Assistance Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-funding/hrsa-21-028

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/HRSA_Tech

Keywords: disease management, healthcare, rural areas, policy changes

Award Details: $100,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 23, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, December 21, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: Prize for Enhancing Faculty Gender Diversity in Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.challenge.gov/challenge/nih-prize-for-enhancing-faculty-gender-diversity/

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Diversity

Keywords: gender diversity, STEM fields, academia, women’s representation

Award Details: $50,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 4, 2021 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2021 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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CDC: Emerging Infections Network – Research for Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Travelers who Acquire Infectious Diseases Abroad

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328317

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Abroad

Keywords: international travel, tropical medicine, disease prevention, treatment options, global health security

Award Details: between $1M and $1.5M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM EST

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 23, 2020 by 12PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, December 18, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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USDA NIFA: Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/secondary-education-two-year-postsecondary-education-and-agriculture-k-12

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/SPECA

Keywords: agricultural sciences, education, food sciences

Award Details: between $50,000 to $300,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 16, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Thursday, February 4, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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USDA NIFA: Assistive Technology Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329454

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/USDA_Tech

Keywords: disabilities, farmer assistance, farming occupations, accommodating technology

Award Details: up to $531,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 23, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: MD-PhD Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Related Dementias and the Behavioral and Social Sciences (T32)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-21-027.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MD_Dementias

Keywords: Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, social sciences, psychology, economics, public policy, healthcare policy

Award Details: Budgets are unlimited, but must reflect the needs of the project

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday,  February 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NIH: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Study Vaccine-elicited Immunity and Efficacy against Malaria (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-064.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Malaria

Keywords: vaccine-immunity, malaria, vaccine design, hypo-responsiveness

Award Details: up to $750,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, February 8, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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CDC: Monitoring Cause-specific School Absenteeism for Estimating Community-wide Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329258

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/absent

Keywords: pathogen transmission, student health, influenza data

Award Details: between $500,000 and $1,000,000 per budget period for 3 budget periods

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, December 18, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation – 2021: Moore Inventor Fellows Competition

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.moore.org/initiative-strategy-detail?initiativeId=moore-inventor-fellows

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Moore

Keywords: Invention, scientific research, environmental conservation, patient care

Award Details: $200,000 per year for a three year period, plus $25K per year for administration costs.  If awarded, UConn will be required to make annual contributions of $50K to support the awardee’s work. 

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses

Eligibility: Candidates must be faculty, research scientists, postdocs or other full-time staff at eligible institutions. Candidates must be no more than 10 years past receiving the terminal advanced degree in their field (M.S., Ph.D. or M.D.).  The foundation is not interested in supporting projects that are already at a stage where significant venture capital is available.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: Monday, November 16, 2020 by 5PM PT

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020 by 5PM PT

Additional information:  The scope of this call is intentionally wide: proposed projects do not need to fall within the Foundation’s current funding priorities, but should broadly align with the program areas of foundation interest.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) a statement of invention that is no more than two pages, including citations, single-spaced, 12-point font and one-inch margins). The first paragraph should describe clearly and without jargon the invention, the problem it seeks to address, and its potential impact. The statement of invention should also include the following information: description of invention, importance in the area of science, environmental conservation, or patient care and experience, stage of invention, current funding, feasibility, approach to measuring progress during the grant term; 2) a summary CV, no more than 2 pages, containing educational and professional background d, key accomplishments, honors and demonstrated areas of expert knowledge and other background information relevant to the invention; 3) a budget narrative that outlines how grant funds will be used.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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AASLD: Clinical, Translational and Outcomes Research Award

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: http://www.aasldfoundation.org/awards-programs/clinical-translational-and-outcomes-research-award

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/aasld

Keywords: clinical and translational research, liver disease, young investigators

Award Details: $200,000 ($100,000 per year for 2 years)

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 per department

Eligibility: The applicant must be within the first five (5) years of his/her first faculty appointment (including prior appointments in universities outside of North America) at the start of the award (July 1, 2021). If the applicant does not have a faculty appointment at the time of application, a letter signed by the department chair confirming that the applicant will have a faculty appointment (i) no later than the Award start date and (ii) for the full award cycle must be submitted. Be a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) at the time of award application and maintain active membership for the duration of the award period. Be able to devote at least 50% effort to the research project on which this application is based. Be sponsored by a public or private non-profit institution accredited in the United States, Canada or Mexico engaged in health care and health-related research. Have a mentor or co-mentor who is an AASLD member in good standing at the time of application and for the duration of the award period. Not hold other similar research awards. Applicants who hold other research awards (including but not limited to NIH K08, K23, R21; Veterans Administration Merit Review Grant or Career Development Award; AGA Research Scholar Award; Glaxo Institute of Digestive Health Award; American Liver Foundation Liver Scholar Award, etc.) are not eligible. The proposed project must be clinical, translational, or outcomes-based research. “Clinical Research” is defined as studies related to patients or disease processes having direct contact between the principal investigator and humans. Clinical research includes clinical trials in liver disease. “Translational Research” is defined as clinical research with a substantial component of laboratory investigation using blood or tissue specimens from patients with liver disease. “Outcomes Research” includes epidemiological studies, patient-centered outcomes research or health services research. Be conducted at the sponsoring institution within the United States, Canada or Mexico.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NSF: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20606/nsf20606.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ACSS

Keywords:  Innovative Prototypes/Testbeds; novel technologies, architectures, usage modes, etc.; new target applications, methods, and paradigms for S&E discoveries.

Award Details: $5,000,000 for up to five years in Category II.  Category I awards not considered during this cycle.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  December 3, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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CDC: NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health® (U19)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-297.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/TotalWorker

Keywords: outreach, health and safety, occupational health, worker safety

Award Details: between $500,000 and $1.4M per budget period

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) 

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-940.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NIH_Translational

Keywords: translational research, clinical research, career development, research methods

Award Details: Award budgets for the sum of UL1 and KL2 awards are limited to between $3M and $7.5M in direct costs.

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, November 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  This FOA calls for applications from medical research institutions to participate as hubs in the CTSA Program.  Each application must consist of 2-3 parts which are submitted as a single application, but will be separated at the time of award:

  • UL1 award (required) for a translational science hub that provides A. Administrative Core; B. Informatics; C. Community and Collaboration; D. Translational Endeavors; E. Research Methods; F. Hub Resource Capacity; G. Network Capacity; and H. Optional Functions. A through G are required parts of the application, and H is optional;
  • KL2 award (required) to support advanced translational research for early-career post-doctoral researchers (I. Inst Career Dev Core);
  • TL1 award (optional) to support translational research training for pre- and post-doctorates (J. National Research Service Award (NRSA) Training Core).

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-20-014.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Hazard

Keywords: engineering, hazardous substances, human health, environment

Award Details: up to $1.75M per year for up to 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Monday, February 15, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

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NSF: National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20604/nsf20604.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NSF_AI

Keywords: Human-AI Interaction and Collaboration, AI and Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Advances in AI and Computer and Network Systems,  AI Institute in Dynamic Systems, AI-Augmented Learning, AI to Advance Biology, AI-Driven Innovations in Agriculture and the Food System

Award Details: up to $20M

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applicants total from UConn/UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Friday, December 4, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF Partnerships for Innovation – Research Partnerships Track (PFI – RP)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19506/nsf19506.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/PFIRP

Keywords: research partnerships, technology development, industry, commercialization of novel products, STEM fields, education and human resources

Award Details: Up to $550,000 for 36 months

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, January 13, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Liver Cirrhosis Network: Scientific and Data Coordination Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP:https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/RFA-files/RFA-DK-20-004.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/LiverSD

Keywords: cirrhosis, translational research, liver research centers

Award Details: no more than $1.5m in direct costs

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, December 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Liver Cirrhosis Network: Clinical Research Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Required)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/RFA-files/RFA-DK-20-003.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/LiverCR

Keywords: cirrhosis, translational research, liver research centers

Award Details: no more than $250,000 in direct costs

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, December 1, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF: 2021 Research Traineeship Program (NRT)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19522/nsf19522.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/NRT

Keywords: STEM, Graduate Education, Transformative Models,

Award Details: Up to 5 years with a total budget up to $3M

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 inclusive of UConn / UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent window: November 25, 2020-December 6, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Saturday, February 6, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information: If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A project plan no longer than 3 pages outlining information the project.  Include information about the proposed program’s research area and theme, training plan, plans for integrating research and education, and organization and management plans.  See NSF guidelines regarding project description subsections for guidance; 2) A brief budget with justification; 3) CV/Biosketches for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NSF: 2021 Major Research Instrumentation

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor.

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18513/nsf18513.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: http://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MRI

Keywords: state-of-the art research instrumentation, shared/multi-user instruments, distributed/networked instruments, acquisition projects, development projects

Eligibility:  The MRI Program especially seeks broad representation of PIs in its award portfolio, including women, underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities. Since demographic diversity may be greater among early-career researchers the MRI program also encourages proposals with early-career PIs and proposals that benefit early-career researchers.

Award Details: MRI Awards are categorized into Track 1 ($100K-$1M) and Track 2 ($1M-$4M).  Awards with both categories can be for acquisition or development projects

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 3 from UConn Health (For each campus, no more than 2 submissions of Track 1 proposals, no more than 1 submission of Track 2 Proposals.  Limit includes both proposals where UConn/UConn Health is the lead institution or a significantly funded subawardee.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 3, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Submission window: January 1, 2021 – January 19, 2021 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  Cost sharing of precisely 30% of the total project cost is required for Ph.D.-granting institutions of higher education and for non-degree-granting organizations. If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) a cover page which includes the PI’s name, title, and contact information, proposal title, and proposal type (Acquisition or Development, Track 1 or Track 2); 2) a project plan no longer than 3 pages outlining information the project.  Include information about the instrument, the research activities enabled by the instrument, and management plans.  See NSF guidelines regarding project description subsections for guidance; 3) A brief budget w/justification.   NSF MRI requires a 30% costshare by the institution.  Please include a draft plan for how this institutional costshare could be achieved.  If you have already received cost share commitments, please include pro-forma letters of support; 4) CV/Biosketches for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Martin Delaney Collaboratory for Pediatric HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-036.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: HIV, cures and treatment, pediatric populations

Award Details: up to 3.5M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Saturday, November 7, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 by 5PM E

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-035.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: HIV infection, suppressive antiretroviral drug regimens, viral rebound

Award Details: up to $3.5M

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 20, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Saturday, November 7, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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NIH: Collaborative Centers in Children’s Environmental Health Research and Translation (P2C  Clinical Trial Optional)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-20-001.html

Quest Portal Program Link:

Keywords: environmental health, children’s health, translational research, research centers

Award Details: up to $500,000 per year for up to 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health 

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, July 13, 2020 by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 3, 2020 by 12PM noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2020 by 5PM EST

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Monday, November 23, 2020 by 5PM EST

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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