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(old version) Limited Submissions Competitions

Please note: OVPR Limited Submission announcements are moving to a new platform!  The page below will continue to be updated through the end of December 2022, but please feel free to begin exploring the new competition listing platform here:  https://ovpr.uconn.edu/services/research-development/limited-submission-competitions/.  The new platform allows investigators more detailed and up-to-date information about available limited submission opportunities.  We hope you find the change to be a useful improvement!

 

Opportunity Sponsor Submission Slots Award Ceiling NOI Deadline Sponsor First Deadline
Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) NSF 2 total per deadline $30,000,000 1/9/2023 3/2/2023
Distributed Resilient Systems DOE 2 total $1,750,000 1/9/2023 2/9/2023
Quantum Information Science Research for Fusion Energy Sciences DOE 1 UConn – 1 UCH $2,400,000 12/23/2022 1/4/2023
Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH Varies 1/9/2023 2/10/2023
FY22 DPRK Increasing Access to Information Programs – Statements of Interest DOS DRL 2 total $1,500,000 1/3/2023 1/23/2023
FY22 DPRK Human Rights and Accountability Programs – Statements of Interest DOS DRL 2 total $1,250,000 1/3/2023 1/23/2023
Grants for Arts Projects NEA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $10,000 12/19/2022 02/09/2023
Research in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering DOE 2 UConn – 2 UCH $5,000,000 12/19/2022 01/12/2023
Challenge America NEA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $10,000 12/19/2022 04/25/2023
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) EERE 1 application for each Subtopic Area under Topic Area 1 of this FOA (check sponsor website for details) $8,000,000 12/19/2022 01/20/2023
Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH  $400,000 12/19/2022 02/15/2023
Integrative Computational Tools for Systems Biology Research DOE 1 UConn – 1 UCH $1,050,000 12/12/2022 1/10/2023
Early Career Professor Award Agilent 2 total $120,000 12/19/2022 2/24/2023
Grants to Organizations Graham Foundation 1 per department $30,000 12/19/2022 2/25/2023
Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research NSF 1 total $10,000,000 12/19/2022 2/21/2023
Approach to Adult Vaccine Counseling CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 12/12/2022 12/28/2022
BIL Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP) DOE DETERMINED TO NOT BE A LIMITED SUBMISSION $250,000,000 N/A 3/17/2023
NCI Cancer Screening Research Network: Coordinating and Communication Center (UG1 Clinical Trial Required) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH Unlimited 12/12/2022 1/28/2023
Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHSCC) (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,450,000 12/12/2022 3/19/2023
Strengthening the Cyberinfrastructure Professionals Ecosystem (SCIPE) NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH Varies 12/12/2022 2/23/2023
Public Health Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Influenza and Other Respiratory Pathogens in China CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,350,000 12/5/2022 12/19/2022
Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program – Track 2 and 3 Instrument Acquisition or Development NSF 1 UConn – 1 UCH $4,000,000 12/12/2022 1/16/2023-2/21/2023
Expanding Capacity in Quantum Information Science and Engineering (ExpandQISE) Track 2 NSF 2 total $5,000,000 12/12/2022 2/3/2023
Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $325,000 12/5/2022 2/13/2023
Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $550,000 12/5/2022 2/16/2023
Methyl Bromide Transition Program NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 12/5/2022 2/13/2023
2023 Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services Administration for Community Living 1 UConn – 1 UCH $150,000 12/5/2022 1/25/2023
NCI Cancer Screening Research Network: Statistics and Data Management Center (UG1 Clinical Trial Required) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH Unlimited 12/5/2022 1/28/2023
NCI Cancer Screening Research Network: ACCrual, Enrollment, and Screening Sites (ACCESS) Hub (UG1 Clinical Trial Required) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $3,000,000 12/5/2022 1/28/2023
Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) (U01) FDA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $50,000,000 11/21/2022 12/22/2022
Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Protocols to Increase Routine Adult Immunization Coverage Among Persons Who are Incarcerated CDC 1UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 11/21/2022 12/13/2022
Understanding Adult Immunization Quality Improvement Approaches Among Adult HCP and Health Departments CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $500,000 11/21/2022 12/14/2022
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $225,000 11/28/2022 01/06/2023
Exhibition Grants Terra Foundation for American Art 1 UConn – 1 UCH Varies by program area and project 11/28/2022 03/10/2023
Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientist Development Program (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $785,000 11/21/2022 03/29/2023
Clinical Investigator Award Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation 5 UCH $200,000 11/21/2022 02/01/2023
Supporting Partner Capabilities to Address Russian Malign Influence DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $200,000 11/21/2022 01/31/2023
Chemical Security Program DOS 1 UConn – 1 UCH $250,000 11/21/2022 01/31/2023
Birth Defects Study to Evaluate Pregnancy Exposures (BD-STEPS) CDC 1 UConn – 1 UCH $5,300,000 11/14/2022 12/06/2022
Scholars (Career Development) Awards St Baldrick’s Foundation 2 UConn – 2 UCH $110,000 11/14/2022 12/02/2022
Childhood Cancer Research Grants St Baldrick’s Foundation 2 UConn – 2 UCH $100,000 11/7/2022 12/02/2022
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Evaluation HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $175,000 11/14/2022 01/27/2023
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program HRSA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $283,000 11/14/2022 01/19/2023
2023 Seed Grant Program Brain Research Foundation 1 total $80,000 10/31/2022 12/23/2022
Nursing Expansion Grant Program DOL 1UConn – 1 UCH $6,000,000 10/24/2022 01/06/2023
Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) NSF 2 total $1,000,000 10/24/2022 03/25/2023
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation 1 UConn – 1 UCH $100,000 10/24/2022 12/19/2022
Food and Agriculture Service-Learning Program (FASLP) USDA NIFA 1 UConn – 1 UCH $225,000 10/24/2022 12/08/2022
Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellowship in the Clinical Transaction New York Academy of Medicine 1 UConn – 1 UCH $50,000 10/17/2022 12/16/2022
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early-Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00) NIH 3 UConn – 3UCH $130,000 10/24/2022 2/28/2023
2023 Moore Inventor Fellows Competition Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation 2 total $200,000 10/10/2022 12/23/2022
National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) NEH 1 total $325,000 10/03/2022 12/01/2022
Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Research Career Development Award (K12 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $275,000 10/03/2022 12/06/2022
Quantum Sensing Challenges for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems (QuSeC-TAQS)
NSF 2 UConn – 2 UCH $2,500,000 9/26/2022 12/16/2022
Clinical, Translational and Outcomes Research Award AASLD 2 per department $200,000 9/19/2022 12/5/2022
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Clinical Data and Safety Management Center (CDSMC) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $9,094,000 9/5/2022 11/30/2022
Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NIH 1 UConn – 1 UCH $2,000,000 8/29/2022 01/31/2023
2023 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) NSF 3 UConn – 3 UCH $1M-$4M 8/8/2022  1/19/2023
2023 W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program W.M. Keck Foundation 2 total Typically around $1M 6/13/2022 11/01/2023

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NSF: Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (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/2023/nsf23527/nsf23527.htm

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

Keywords: STEM, underprivileged students, innovation economy

Award Details: up to $1,000,000 for 6 years with track 1; up to $2,500,000 for 6 years with track 2; up to $5,000,000 for 6 years with track 3; Collaborative Planning grants may not exceed $100,000 for 1 year

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 proposals total for an S-STEM deadline

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 1/9/2023

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 1/16/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/2/2023 for tracks 2, 3 & Collaborative Planning Grant; 3/29/2023 for track 1 proposals 

Additional information:  Please indicate in your NOI proposal which track you’re interested in applying for.

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: Distributed Resilient Systems

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=344896

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

Keywords: basic research, computer science, computational workflows, resilient systems, scalable system modeling, adaptive management

Award Details: $350,000 per year for 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 1/9/2023

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 1/16/2023

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 2/9/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/30/2023

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: Quantum Information Science Research for Fusion Energy 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=344881

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

Keywords: fusion science, plasma science, FES-supported science

Award Details: up to $2,400,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/23/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 1/4/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  2/22/2023

Additional information:  If more than 1 proposal is received for this opportunity, researchers will be contacted with further information on how to proceed.

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 

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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HRSA: Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) 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=341212

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

Keywords: anesthesia, pain management services, nurse training, health equity

Award Details: Varies

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 1/9/2023

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 1/16/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  2/10/2023

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 

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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DOS DRL: FY22 DPRK Increasing Access to Information Programs – Statements of Interest

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=344830

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

Keywords: independent information, democracy, fundamental freedoms, local reporting

Award Details: up to $1,500,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses, and no more than 1 application total per category

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 1/3/2023

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 1/9/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  1/23/2023

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 

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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DOS DRL: FY22 DPRK Human Rights and Accountability Programs – Statements of Interest

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=344829

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

Keywords: human rights, North Korea, women’s leadership, promotion of rights, civil engagement

Award Details: up to $1,250,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses, and no more than 1 application total per category

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 1/3/2023

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 1/9/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  1/23/2023

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 

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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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/GAPS

Keywords: Arts Funding, Arts Education

Award Details: $10,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/19/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Tuesday, 01/03/2023 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  02/09/2023

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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DOE: Research in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering

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=344800

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

Keywords: Engineering, Plasma Electronics, Plasma Fusion, Plasma Physics

Award Details: up to $5,000,000 USD for three years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 12/19/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Tuesday, 12/27/2022 by 12 noon

Pre-Application Due Date (optional): 01/12/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  03/06/2023

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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NEA: Challenge America

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/challenge-america

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

Keywords: Arts Funding, Arts Planning or Policy

Award Details: $10,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/19/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Tuesday, 01/03/2023 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  04/25/2023

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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EERE: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

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://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaIdac8901f4-e765-482b-9931-f425cb8e1fbd

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

Keywords: Offshore Platforms and Structures, Wind Power

Award Details: $8,000,000 USD

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 application for each Subtopic Area under Topic Area 1 of this FOA (check sponsor website for details)

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 12/19/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Tuesday, 12/27/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  01/20/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  03/10/2023

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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NSF: Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC)

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/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf23528

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

Keywords: Educational Improvement, Higher Education, Technology

Award Details: $400,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 12/19/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Tuesday, 01/03/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional):  02/15/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  05/25/2023

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

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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DOE: Integrative Computational Tools for Systems Biology 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.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344733

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

Keywords: systems biology research, plant-microbe interactions, environmental microbial communities, sustainable bioenergy development

Award Details: up to $1,050,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/12/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 12/16/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 1/10/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/28/2023

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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Agilent Early Career Professor 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.agilent.com/univ_relation/profaward/index.shtml

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

Keywords: live cell analytical tools, novel critical quality attributes (CQA), biomanufacturing applications

Award Details: $120,000

Eligibility: Professor must hold a tenure-tracked faculty position. Must have completed Ph.D. or M.D. residency within 12 years of award year (not earlier than January 2011.). 

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/19/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 1/2/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  2/24/2023

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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Graham Foundation: Grants to Organizations

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.grahamfoundation.org/grant_programs/?mode=organization

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

Keywords: architecture, dialogue promotion, raising awareness, risk taking

Award Details: up to $30,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 per department

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/19/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 1/2/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  2/25/2023

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/2023/nsf23518/nsf23518.htm

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

Keywords: production computational resources, novel technologies, innovative testbeds, capacity resources

Award Details: $10,000,000 for category 1; $5,000,000 for category 2

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 total across all campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/19/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 1/2/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  2/21/2023 for category 1; 10/31/2023 for category 2

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: Approach to Adult Vaccine Counseling

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=343401

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

Keywords: vaccine counseling, chronic medical conditions, motivational interviewing, presumptive approach

Award Details: between $400,000 and $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/12/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 12/16/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 12/28/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  1/27/2022

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: BIL Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP)

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=343309

Keywords: infrastructure, clean energy economy, climate change

Award Details: up to $250,000,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: This opportunity has been determined to not be a limited submission and has been removed from our listing. Anyone can apply to the opportunity.

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/17/2023

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: NCI Cancer Screening Research Network: Coordinating and Communication Center (UG1 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-CA-23-022.html

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

Keywords: cancer screening, routine care, diverse populations, early cancer detection

Award Details: Unlimited, but must reflected the needs of the proposed budget

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/12/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 12/19/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 1/28/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  2/28/2023

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-22-010.html

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

Keywords: environmental health science, research infrastructure, environmental exposures, disease

Award Details: $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: 12/12/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 12/19/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 3/19/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  4/19/2023

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: Strengthening the Cyberinfrastructure Professionals Ecosystem (SCIPE)

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/2023/nsf23521/nsf23521.htm

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

Keywords: advanced cybersecurity ecosystem, community needs, underrepresented groups

Award Details: Varies, total program funding is estimated at $15,000,000 for 4 awards

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/12/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 12/19/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  2/23/2023

Additional information:  Prospective PIs are strongly encouraged to contact the Cognizant Program Officers in CISE/OAC and in the participating directorate/division relevant to the proposal to ascertain whether the focus and budget of their proposed activities are appropriate for this solicitation. 

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: Public Health Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Influenza and Other Respiratory Pathogens in 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=344512

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

Keywords: disease surveillance, China, respiratory illness, vaccine uptake, pandemic preparedness

Award Details: $4,350,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/5/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 12/9/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 12/19/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  2/9/2023

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: Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program – Track 2 or 3 Instrument Acquisition or Development

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/2023/nsf23519/nsf23519.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MRI3

Keywords: consumption of helium, equipment maintenance, instrumentation acquisition and development

Award Details: up to $4,000,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 1 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 1 from UConn Health for each track.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/12/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 12/19/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:   January 16, 2023 – February 21, 2023

Additional information:  NSF MRI Competition for Tracks 1 has already concluded. This limited submission opportunity is for Tracks 2 and 3 only: Instrument Acquisition or Development.
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: Expanding Capacity in Quantum Information Science and Engineering (ExpandQISE) Track 2

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/2022/nsf22561/nsf22561.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/ExpandQISE2

Keywords: research capacity, scientific breakthroughs, applied research

Award Details: up to $5,000,000

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 12/12/2022

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 12/19/2022

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 2/3/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  3/3/2023

Additional information:  This funding opportunity is for Track 2 only.
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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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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344543

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

Keywords: pests, IPM approaches, food security, agricultural productivity

Award Details: $325,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: December 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: December 15, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 13, 2023

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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NIFA: Food Safety Outreach 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344550

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

Keywords: food safety training, technical assistance, farmer needs

Award Details: $550,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: December 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: December 15, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 16, 2023

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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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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344547

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

Keywords: methyl bromide, pest management systems, new methodologies

Award Details: up to $500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: December 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: December 15, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 13, 2023

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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Administration for Community Living: 2023 Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

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=342842

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

Keywords: health promotion, nutrition, nutrition screening, social determinants of health

Award Details: up to $150,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: December 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: December 15, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  January 25, 2023

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: NCI Cancer Screening Research Network: Statistics and Data Management Center (UG1 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-CA-23-021.html

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

Keywords: cancer screening, early cancer detection, early screenings

Award Details: 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: December 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: December 15, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: January 28, 2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 28, 2023 

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: NCI Cancer Screening Research Network: ACCrual, Enrollment, and Screening Sites (ACCESS) Hub (UG1 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-CA-23-020.html

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

Keywords: cancer screening, early cancer detection, early screenings

Award Details: $750,000 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: December 5, 2022 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: December 15, 2022 by 12PM

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: January 28, 2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  February 28, 2023

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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FDA: Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) (U01)

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-FD-23-004.html

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

Keywords: Autism, Behavioral Medicine, Child Health, Developmental Disabilities, Medical Diagnosis, Pediatrics

Award Ceiling: $50M USD over 5 years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday 11/28/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 12/22/2022

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: Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Protocols to Increase Routine Adult Immunization Coverage Among Persons Who are Incarcerated

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=343400

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

Keywords: Chronic Illnesses, Health Services Delivery, Immunization, Prison Health

Award Details: $500,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 11/28/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional): 12/13/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  01/17/2022

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: Understanding Adult Immunization Quality Improvement Approaches Among Adult HCP and Health Departments

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=343650

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

Keywords: Chronic Illnesses, Health Services Delivery, Immunization, Pregnancy, Rural Health

Award Details: $500,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 11/28/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional): 12/14/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  01/13/2022

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: Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training 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=340397

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

Keywords: Child or Maternal Health, Nutrition or Dietetics, Obesity

Award Details: $225,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/28/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 12/12/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  01/06/2023

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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Terra Foundation for American Art (TFAA): Exhibition 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: https://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship-opportunities/exhibition-grants/

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

Keywords: American Art, Curatorship

Award Details: Terra Foundation grant size varies by program area and by project. Please visit the Grants Awarded page for more information

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/28/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 12/12/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent (optional): 03/10/2023

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  05/17/2023

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: Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientist Development Program (K12 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-HD-24-001.html

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

Keywords: Clinical Trials, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Trauma and Emergency Surgery

Award Details: $785,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 12/05/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  03/29/2023

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/RunyonCIA2023

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 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 12/05/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Application Deadline: 02/01/2023

Additional Information: If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) 2-page project plan; 2) maximum two-page budget and budget justification (note restrictions on overhead in sponsor guidelines); 3) Brief Biosketches/CVs for all PIs/Co-PIs; 4) Optional maximum two-page attachment containing any additional relevant information.  For example, if a proposal is a resubmission, a summary of available comments/reviews can be attached.
For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu

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DOS: Supporting Partner Capabilities to Address Russian Malign Influence

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=344294

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

Keywords: International Security, Disarmament, Amnesty, Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Russia

Award Details: $200,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 12/05/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  01/31/2023

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: Chemical Security 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=344295

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

Keywords: International Security, Disarmament, Amnesty, Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction

Award Details: $250,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 12/05/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  01/31/2023

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: Birth Defects Study to Evaluate Pregnancy Exposures (BD-STEPS)

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=342111

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/BD-STEPS

Keywords: Birth or Congenital Defects, Pregnancy Disorders, Stillbirth

Award Details: $5,300,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/14/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  12/06/2022

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: Scholars (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: http://www.stbaldricks.org/for-researchers

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

Keywords: cancer research; adolescents and young adults; survivorship, outcomes, and quality of life; supportive care; epidemiology and pediatric cancer predispositions; precision medicine; alternative and complementary therapies

Award Details: Up to $110,000 USD per year for two years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/14/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday 11/21/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 12/02/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 2/17/2023

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: Childhood Cancer 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: https://www.stbaldricks.org/file/sbf-research-grant-guidelines.pdf

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

Keywords: cancer research; adolescents and young adults; survivorship, outcomes, and quality of life; supportive care; epidemiology and pediatric cancer predispositions; precision medicine; alternative and complementary therapies

Award Details: The average grant will be $100K or less.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/7/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday 11/14/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 12/02/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 2/17/2023

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 Communities Opioid Response Program – Evaluation

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=342794

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/RCRP2023

Keywords: Health Services Delivery, Opioids, Program Evaluation Health Sciences, Rural Health

Award Details: $175,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/14/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday 11/28/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 01/27/2023

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: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training 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=340396

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/Pediatrics2023

Keywords: Autism, Behavioral Medicine, Child Health, Developmental Disabilities, Medical Diagnosis, Pediatrics

Award Details: $283,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 11/14/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday 11/28/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 01/19/2023

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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Brain Research Foundation: 2023 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/FayFrank2023

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 UConn/UConn Health campuses

Eligibility: Must be an Assistant or Associate Professor.  working in studies of brain function. This includes molecular and clinical neuroscience as well as studies of neural, sensory, motor, cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning in health and disease. The grant proposal must detail a new research project that is not funded by other sources. This grant is not to be used as bridge funding.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 10/31/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday 11/14/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline: 12/23/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 03/28/2023

Additional information: If an internal competition is necessary, please submit pre-proposals including: 1) a 2-page maximum summary of the project (10 pt font minimum).  References are not counted in the page limit; 2) an NIH Biographical Sketch with other support page (5 page maximum).

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

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DOL: Nursing Expansion 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.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341995

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

Keywords: Career Education and Planning, Nursing Education, Vocational Education

Award Details: $6,000,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 10/24/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 11/7/2022 by noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  01/06/2023

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: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE)

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/nsf20595/nsf20595.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/IGE2023

Keywords: STEM education, novel models, workforce development, institutional capacity building

Award Details: $500,000 in year one; remaining funds disbursed in years 2-5. The maximum award amount is $1,000,000 for five years.

Number of UConn Applicants: 2 applications total across campuses

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, October 24, 2022, by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2022, by 12PM

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: March 25, 2023

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 and Henry Dreyfus Foundation: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar 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.dreyfus.org/camille-dreyfus-teacher-scholar/

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

Keywords: Chemical Sciences, Materials Chemistry, Science Education

Award Details: $100,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 10/24/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 11/14/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  12/19/2022

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: Food and Agriculture Service-Learning Program (FASLP)

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=343949

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

Keywords: Agriculture Education, Nutrition Education, School Food Programs

Award Details: $225,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday 10/24/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 11/7/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  12/08/2022

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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New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM): Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellowship in the Clinical Transaction

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.nyam.org/fellows-grants/grants-awards/research-awards/jeremiah-barondess-fellowship-clinical-transaction/

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

Keywords: Clinical Care, Educational Innovation, Physical Examination, Clinical Reasoning

Award Details $50,000 USD over two years.

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday,10/17/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 10/31/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  12/16/2022

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: NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early-Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00)

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-CA-21-060.html

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-21-061.html

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-21-062.html

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/K99_R00

Keywords: postdoctoral fellows, data science, cancer control science, biomedical research, behavioral research, clinical research, independent research, mentored research

Award Details: $130,000 per year for no more than 5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 3 from UConn Health across the three RFAs.  UConn and UConn Health may submit one application each in each of the following topic areas: data science, cancer control science, and other science (see RFA for definitions).

Each of the three applications can be submitted under the RFA that best fits the work proposed (RFA-CA-21-060, RFA-CA-21-061 and RFA-CA-21-062), but no more than three can be submitted for these RFAS combined.

Eligibility: Postdoctoral researchers doing work in areas of interested to the NCI. Please see RFA(s) for specific restrictions.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 10/24/2022 by noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 11/7/2022 by noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Tuesday, 2/28/2023 by 5PM EST

Additional information:

Please indicate in your NOI which RFA you are pursuing.

RFA-CA-21-060 is designed specifically for candidates proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary clinical trial. Under this FOA candidates are permitted to propose a research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor. Those proposing a clinical trial or an ancillary clinical trial as lead investigator, should apply to the companion FOAs (RFA-CA-21-061 or RFA-CA-21-062).

RFA-CA-21-061 is designed specifically for candidates proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary clinical trial, as part of their research and career development. Those not planning an independent clinical trial, or proposing to gain research experience in a clinical trial led by another investigator, must apply to companion FOA (RFA-CA-21-060).

RFA-CA-21-062 is designed specifically for candidates proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary clinical trial, as part of their research and career development. This Funding Opportunity Announcement is for basic science experimental studies involving human participants referred to as “prospective basic science studies”. Applicants not planning an independent clinical trial or basic experimental study with humans, or proposing to gain research experience in a clinical trial or basic experimental study with humans led by another investigator, must apply to the ‘Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed’ companion FOA (RFA-CA-21-060).

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) a three-page project narrative briefly addressing the project need, the methodologies to be used, and the proposed plan of work; 2) 1–2-page budget overview with justifications; and 3) 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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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: 2023 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/Moore2023

Keywords: Invention, scientific research, environmental conservation, Computer Science, medical computer technology

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 10, 2022, by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, October 24, 2022, by 12PM noon

Sponsor Nomination Deadline: November 14, 2020, by 5PM PT

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: December 13, 2022, 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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NEH: National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)

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/NDNP

Keywords: Archival Program, Digital Libraries, Digitization, Newspapers

Award Details: $325,000 USD

Number of UConn Applicants: Only one nomination may be submitted per institution per eligibility cycle

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 10/03/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 10/17/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  12/01/2022

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: Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Research Career Development Award (K12 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-HD-23-023.html

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

Keywords: Biomedical Research Training, Clinical Research, Pediatrics

Award Details: $275,000 USD

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 10/03/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 10/17/2022 by 12 noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  12/06/2022

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: Quantum Sensing Challenges for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems (QuSeC-TAQS)

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/2022/nsf22630/nsf22630.htm

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

Keywords: quantum sensing, field-testing, transformative research

Award Details: $2,500,000

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 9/26/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 10/10/2022 by noon

Sponsor preliminary proposal: 12/16/2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 04/3/2023

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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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 Research or Studies, Hepatology, Liver Diseases, Liver Functions

Award Details: $200,000.

Number of UConn Applicants: Two applications per department

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, 9/19/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, 10/3/2022 by noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: 12/05/2022

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements at the time of application: Be within the first six years of their first faculty appointment (including prior appointments in universities outside of North America) at the start of the award. 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 research 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.

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 NIGMS: Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (R25 – Independent 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-22-220.html

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

Keywords: Behavioral Science Education, Biomedical Research Training

Award Details: $2,000,000 for up to five years

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

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: 8/29/2022 by 12 noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: 9/19/2022 by noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  01/31/2023

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: 2023 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

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/MRI2022

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 sub awardee.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, August 8, 2022, by 12PM noon

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, August 29, 2022, by 12PM noon

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline: Submission window: January 1, 2023 – January 19, 2023, 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% cost share by the institution.  Please include a draft plan for how this institutional cost share 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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2023 W.M. Keck Foundation Research 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: http://www.wmkeck.org/grant-programs/research

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

Keywords: medical research, science and engineering research, high-risk/unconventional, basic research

Award Details: $500K-$5M (typically $2M or less), award period 1-5 years

Number of UConn Applicants: Up to 1 across all UConn/UConn Health campuses in each of the categories (Medical / Science and Engineering)

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 13, 2022, by 12PM

Internal 1-Page Concept Paper Deadline: Monday, June 20, 2022, by 12PM

Sponsor Phase I Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Sponsor Full Proposal Deadline:  Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Additional information:  All NOI submitters must also submit a concept paper by the deadline above. We strongly encourage applicants to read about the foundation’s funding priorities and to review the OVPR’s funder analysis report before submitting. See Keck foundation website for important info on concept papers.  We also recommend that applicants append to their 1-page concept paper excerpts from NSF/NIH panel reviews indicating that the proposed project is unconventional / high-risk, and that federal funding is highly unlikely. This will be the only call for concept papers for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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

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