Harrington Discovery Institute: Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award

The Harrington Discovery Institute is accepting applications to recognize physician-scientist innovators whose research has the potential to advance standard of care. Funding goes towards research and drug development as well as non-financial support to selected innovators and their institutions. The award is intended for projects focused on fundamental discovery (elucidation of novel targets and leads) or development of new drugs or biologics or drug-device combinations. Award amount varies. The application deadline is May 10, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT.

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

Harrington Discovery Institute: Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award
http://www.uhhospitals.org/services/harrington-discovery-institute

Application Deadline: May 10, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Anticipated Award Notification: December 2018
Anticipated Award Start Date: -
RFP Synopsis:

The Harrington Discovery Institute is accepting applications to recognize physician-scientist innovators whose research has the potential to advance standard of care. Funding goes towards research and drug development as well as non-financial support to selected innovators and their institutions. The award is intended for projects focused on fundamental discovery (elucidation of novel targets and leads) or development of new drugs or biologics or drug-device combinations. Personnel is capped at 10% for PI; indirect/overhead costs are not allowed. Applicant Principal Investigators (PI) must be a physician-scientist and hold an MD or MD/PhD and have a faculty position. There can only be one PI responsible for the project and financial management. Past recipients of the Harrington Scholar-Innovator Awards may submit new and distinct proposals but may not seek additional support for previously funded projects. Past recipients of the Harrington Scholar-Innovator Awards may submit new and distinct proposals but may not seek additional support for previously funded projects. The review panel will consist of subject matter experts with specialized scientific expertise in the area(s) designated in the application, as well as seasoned professionals with expertise in drug development and commercialization.

To read the full application guidelines, including detailed eligibility requirements, please visit: http://www.uhhospitals.org/services/harrington-discovery-institute/funding-and-programs/harrington-scholar-innovators-grant-program/policies

If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please contact Kavita Hall, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at Kavita.Hall@unc.edu or (919) 962-2013. The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities.

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