Focused Ultrasound Foundation External Awards Program

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation (FUS) has a call for Research Abstracts to their External Awards program. Funding is for investigator-initiated clinical, pre-clinical and early-stage research projects through peer-reviewed process. There are are two (2) tracks of funding: Clinical Indication Track and the High-Risk Track. One-page Research Abstracts must be submitted two weeks prior to deadline, May 1, 2015.

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

Focused Ultrasound Foundation: External Awards Program

Research Program: http://www.fusfoundation.org/for-researchers/research

The External Awards Program provides funding for investigator-initiated clinical, pre-clinical and early-stage research projects through a competitive peer-reviewed application process. There are two tracks of funding: Clinical Indication Track and the High-Risk Track

Clinical Indication Track: geared towards preclinical and first-in-human clinical studies; funds research projects that target a specific clinical indication and could lead the way to new reimbursable clinical application for image-guided FUS within five to seven years.

High-Risk Track: intended for early-stage, high-risk, proof-of-concept research that, if successful, could have profound impact of FUS field

ONE-PAGE RESEARCH ABSTRACT MUST BE SUBMITTED TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO DEADLINE.

Application deadline is May 1, 2015. Approved Research Abstracts will be invited to submit a full proposal that are sent for external peer-review. Application Guidelines for award. 

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. Please email or phone 919.962.3423. 

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