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Current Limited Submissions Competitions

 

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2020 Charles H. Hood Foundation – Major Grants Initiative to Advance Child 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://tinyurl.com/HoodMG2020-LOI.

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

Keywords: Neonatology, Brain Science and Child Development, translational/clinical research, difficult to fund with traditional mechanisms

Award Details: $450K over two years.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Friday, 4/12/2019 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Friday, 4/26/2019 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Tuesday 5/28/2019 by 12 Noon.

Additional information:  If an internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals will be requested from all NOI applicants.  Pre-proposals should include the following, as described in the program guidelines: 1) Applicant Biosketch, 2) Research project plans (3-pages), 3) References (not more than 25 citations)

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

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American Diabetes Association: Pathway to Stop Diabetes

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.diabetes.org/meetings/pathway-stop-diabetes%C2%AE

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

Keywords: diabetes research; innovative approaches; all disciplines as applied to diabetes research

Eligibility: Only one repeat nomination of an individual applicant will be considered; the same individual may not be nominated a third time.

Award Details: Initiator ($100K-$325K per year for up to 7 years; for researchers in postdoctoral training); Accelerator (up to $325K per year for up to 5 years; for early-career diabetes investigators); Visionary (up to $325K per year for up to 5 years; for established investigators, new to diabetes)

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 4/15/2019 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 5/6/2019 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 7/1/2019 by 5PM ET

Additional information: If an internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals will be requested from all NOI applicants.  Pre-proposals should include the following, guided by the Sponsor’s application guide:

1) PI Biosketch (5-page max)

2) Annotated Publications List, including your five most impactful publications, annotated per the guidelines

3) Essay question responses (1-page max), as described in the guidelines

4) Research Strategy document (4-Page max, plus 1-page references), as described in the guidelines

5) A letter of support from the applicant’s Department or Division Head, addressing the points specified in the guidelines.

6) A draft budget

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

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NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships (NSF STC)

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/nsf19567/nsf19567.htm

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

Keywords: large scale, long-term projects; NSF supported science and engineering areas; new scientific paradigms; establishing new scientific disciplines; developing transformative technologies

Award Details: Initial award commitment of up to 5 years of funding.  Up to a total of $25M may be available for first-year support.  NSF expects to make up to 5 awards.

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 applicants across UConn/UConn Health

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 4/8/2019 by 12 noon.

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 4/22/2019 by 12 noon.

Sponsor Preliminary Proposal Deadline (required): 6/25/2019 by 5pm. 

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  1/27/2020 by 5pm.

Additional information:  If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: A two-page project description document including overviews of the following major elements from the NSF preliminary proposal requirements: Center Rationale, Center Plans, and Integration Strategies; references; a list of team members and partner organizations; brief CVs/Biosketches for key team members.  A budget document is not required at this stage.

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

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Aetna: 2019 Cultivating Healthy Communities 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: (Last year’s competition guidelines)  http://www.aetna.com/pdf/foundation/2018requestforproposal.pdf

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

Keywords: Built Environment; Community Safety; Environmental Exposures; Healthy Behaviors (Policy); Social/Economic Factors; Resident or Youth-led Initiatives; Influence/strengthen Local Policies

Award Details: Between $50K-$100K over 18-24 months

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from each UConn/UConn Health School/College.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 3/22/2019 by 12pm (noon).

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 3/29/2019 by 12pm (noon).

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: The sponsor has not yet announced the deadline, but we anticipate it to be around Monday, 4/15/2018 by 3PM

Additional information:   If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include all of the elements required for a state 1 application, as described by last year’s RFP (linked above), including Domain and Indicators, Elevator Pitch (150 words), Use of Funds (100 words), Statement of Need (100 words), Target Audience (150 words), Project activities (250 words), and Capacity (150 words).  Those who submit an NOI by 3/22/19 will be notified by 5pm of that day if an internal competition will be required.

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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