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August 1, 2023, Research Bulletin

Volume 4, Issue 12

Limited Funding Opportunities

To submit a proposal for these opportunities: Interested candidates must send a one-page summary of their research proposal and their biosketch in pdf format via the Limited Submission Portal

The Greenwall Foundation | Faculty Scholars Award

  • Internal Applications Due: July 31, 2023  
  • Sponsor LOI Due: September 18, 2023

The Warren Alpert Foundation | Distinguished Scholar Fellowship Award

  • Internal applications due: September 7, 2023
  • Sponsor application due: November 1, 2023

National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrument (MRI) Program

  • Internal applications due: August 21, 2023
  • Sponsor application window: October 16-November 15, 2023



ARPA-H Precision Surgical Interventions (PSI) Program  
Broad Agency Announcement (BAA): For release mid-August   
Abstracts Due: Mid-September
This BAA is a call to develop novel intraoperative devices and tools to decrease the reoperation rate in oncological surgeries (Technical Area 1 - Cancer localization) and rate of accidental damage to critical structures in all surgeries (Technical Area 2 - Healthy structure localization).   

ARPA-H Proposers’ Day 
Event: September 7, 2023; Chicago, IL   
Registration Due: August 28th, 2023 or until full  Opportunity to 1) learn more about the PSI program (application and submission process, areas of special interest etc. 2) meet 1-on-1 with program managers to discuss research ideas and obtain ARPA-H feedback 3) participate in a poster session 4) engage in teaming opportunities. 

IMPORTANT! ARPA-H limits in-person Proposer Day attendance to 2 investigators per institution 
CU Anschutz Vice Chancellor’s Office of Research Development and Strategy will cover the 2 selected investigator’s costs to attend Proposers’ Day (airfare/travel). 

Contact Diane Ladell to discuss in-person proposer day attendance by August 10th.

Featured Funding Opportunities

Notices of Intent to Publish

NIH Funding Announcements

NIH funding opportunities and notices are presented weekly. Please see the current and past updates below.

Special Announcements

Develop a novel therapeutic, medical device, or diagnostic with a $200,000 SPARK|REACH award

What's Included: SPARK Awards bridge the gap between academic discovery and the clinic through product development-based funding and hands-on advising from industry experts.

  • Mentorship: 1:1 project management support and a customized program that adapts to the needs of each project
  • Industry Network: Access to industry and subject matter experts experienced in commercialization, pharmaceutical and medtech product development, and regulatory, reimbursement and go-to-market strategy
  • Education & Resources: Access to the SPARK Bootcamp, designed specifically to support you in the preparation of the full application

Important Dates:

  • June 19: Applications open
  • August 2: Letters of intent due
  • August 23: Start of bootcamp
  • September 27: Full applications due

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