New Pilot Program - "The Next Hundred Million" Pilot Projects 2012: Request for Proposals
The University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical & Translational Science (UMCCTS) and MassBiologics of the University of Massachusetts Medical School are pleased to announce a funding announcement for "The Next Hundred Million" Pilot Projects (NHMPP). The NHMPP will serve as a dedicated pool of funding to spur innovative collaborations between UMMS, MassBiologics of UMMS and investigators across the UMass System with the goal of enhancing the translation of discoveries for clinical use. Projects must include at least one investigator from MassBiologics of UMMS and a faculty investigator from at least one UMass campus. Individual project awards (up to $100,000 for 1 year; up to $150,000 for two years) will be made on a competitive basis to enable investigators to accelerate the translation of innovative cutting-edge research.
The deadline for submission of Letter of Intent will be due Friday, October 5, 2012 by 5:00 PM (EST) to Wanda DePasquale, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full Funding Announcement, Instructions, and Eligibility can be downloaded here.