Funding Opportunities 2020

Funding Opportunities Newsletter- June 19, 2020

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Funding Opportunities Newsletter
Funding News
Bill Aims to Stop Theft of U.S. University Research by China, Others

Apply for NIH’s Early Career Reviewer (ECR) Program

Fifty-four scientists have lost their jobs as a result of NIH probe into foreign ties

NIH strengthens policies to alert agency to sexual harassment by grantees
Spotlight Opportunities

SPONSOR
PROGRAM
FUNDING
DEADLINE
NOTES
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Scientific Research Instrumentation Program

NSF
Dear Colleague Letter: Mathematical Sciences Innovation Incubator (MSII)

Dept. of the Navy
C4ISR, Information Operations, Cyberspace Operations and Information Technology System Research

Deadline: 6/3/2021

Society of Engineering Science
Engineering Science Medal
$2,000
Deadline: 9/1/2020
In recognition of a singularly important contribution to Engineering Science
Society of Engineering Science
A.C. Eringen Medal
$2,000
Deadline: 9/1/2020
In recognition of sustained outstanding achievements in Engineering Science
NSF
Partnerships for Innovation (PFI)
$550,000
Deadline: 8/5/2020

NIFA
Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative
$960,000
Deadline: 7/15/2020

DARPA
Investigating Adapative Modal Bases for Intelligent Classification (IAMBIC)
$1,000,000
Deadline: 7/9/2020

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS: Imaging Scientists
$1,250,000
Deadline:7/30/2020
Please contact Katherine Kornfeld for assistance.
Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science
Visiting Miller Professorship

Deadline: 9/15/2020
Brings promising or eminent scientists to the Berkeley campus on a short-term basis for collaborative research interactions within the Institute’s interdisciplinary community.
NIH
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) of NIDCR in Supporting Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research Using Bioinformatic, Computational, and Data Approaches

Deadline: 8/8/2023

DoD
CCDC-ARL Manufacturing Technology Funding Opportunity Announcement

Deadline: 7/11/2020

NSF
Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY)

Deadline: 10/19/2020 – 12/8/2020 (depends on program)

NSF
Leading Engineering for America’s Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure (LEAP-HI)
$6,500,000 – $7,500,000
Letter of Intent Deadline: 7/20/2020

NSF
Disaster Resilience Research Grants (DRRG)
$200,000 – $400,000
Letter of Intent Deadline: 8/14/2020

COVID-19 Opportunities

SPONSOR
PROGRAM
FUNDING
DEADLINE
NOTES
Biogen Foundation
COVID-19 Response Program

At this time, the Biogen Foundation’s COVID-19 relief efforts are focused on the following categories:

Expanding and ensuring access to testing
Easing the burden on healthcare systems and healthcare workers
Providing food and necessities for our most vulnerable populations

NIH
Emergency Awards: Research Projects in SARS-CoV-2 Serological Sciences (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
$2,500,000
Deadline: 7/22/2020

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Pandemic/COVID19 Science, Technology and Social Impact

The sponsor needs to solve problems ranging from predictive analytics innovative devices for saving lives to technology for devising voting machines. The social and economic impact for the above areas is huge and some of the work can be transformative and save lives.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and Beyond

Deadline: 6/30/2020

Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology

SPONSOR
PROGRAM
FUNDING
DEADLINE
Society for Biomaterials
Founders Award
$1,000
Deadline: 7/15/2020
Biological & Medical Engineering

SPONSOR
PROGRAM
FUNDING
DEADLINE
NOTES
NIH
Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Low-Resource Settings (R43/R44 – Clinical Trial Optional)
$150,000 – $1,000,000
Deadline: 9/5/2020; 1/5/2021

NIH
Advancing HIV/AIDS Research through Computational Neuroscience (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional)
Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Letter of Intent Deadline: 10/7/2020

NIH
BRAIN Initiative: Development of Next-Generation Human Brain Imaging Tools and Technologies (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Deadline: 9/3/2020 (Letter of Intent due 30 days prior)

American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic Cancer Research
$5,000
Deadline: 7/31/2020
The AACR established this Award $5,000 to recognize an early career investigator on the basis of their meritorious achievements in basic cancer research.
NIH
National Centers for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NCBIB) (P41 Clinical Trials Optional)

Deadline: 9/25/2020

Joe Niekro Foundation
Joe Niekro Research Grant

Deadline: 9/1/2020
The Joe Niekro Foundation invites applications for basic scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for patients with brain aneurysms.
Computing

SPONSOR
PROGRAM
FUNDING
DEADLINE
NSF
Dear Colleague Letter: Pilot Projects to Integrate Existing Data and Data-Focused Cyberinfrastructure to Enable Community-level Discovery Pathways
$1,500,000
Deadline: 7/1/2020
NASA
ROSES 2020: Commercial Smallsat Data Analysis

Notice of Intent Deadline: 7/1/2020
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Intent-Based Networking for the Enterprise

NSF
Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions)
$15,000,000
Preliminary Proposal Deadline: 6/23/2020
IARPA
RFP – Biometric Recognition and Identification at Altitude and Range (BRIAR)

AAAI
Fellows Program

Deadline: 9/25/2020
Engineering Education

SPONSOR
PROGRAM
FUNDING
DEADLINE
NIH
Enhancing Science, Technology, EngEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25)
Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Deadline: 6/24/2020
Entrepreneurship

SPONSOR
PROGRAM
FUNDING
DEADLINE
Arch Grants
2020 Arch Grants Global Startup Competition
$50,000
Deadline: 7/1/2020
Environmental Engineering & Sustainable Technologies

SPONSOR
PROGRAM
FUNDING
DEADLINE
NOTES
Electrochemical Society
Energy Technology Division Research Award
$2,000
Deadline: 9/1/2020
The Award recognizes outstanding and original contributions to the science and technology of energy related research areas that include scientific and technological aspects of fossil fuels and alternative energy sources, energy management and environmental consequences of energy utilization.
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