The ICTS is pleased to announce a special call for a Pilot Project focused on Biomedical and Health Informatics. The ICTS will be offering one, one-year award in the amount of *$20,000 for an innovative, translational informatics project. The funding period is April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017.
A translational project is defined as any project aimed at accelerating the transition from discoveries arising from laboratory, clinical, or population studies into clinical applications. Potential topics for this special pilot on Biomedical and Health Informatics include, but not limited to:
Principal Investigators (PIs) must be full-time UCI faculty from any school or discipline; junior faculty are especially encouraged to apply, but established investigators pursuing novel research lines are also welcome.
* Please note that before funds can be released to an awarded application, all required approved IRB and/or IACUC documents must be in place (as well as all other internal regulatory approvals)and an administrative approval by the NIH (that will be requested directly by the ICTS office) is also required.
* ICTS funds cannot be used to support the PI’s salary, computer purchases, or travel. Other personnel salaries are allowable.
Regulatory Approval: Please note that while having regulatory approval (IRB, IACUC) is not necessary at the time of submission, awarded funds will not be released, by NIH mandate, until such approval has been receive.
Notification Emails for Receipt of Proposal
A notification email indicating the receipt of your protocol will be sent within 24 hours of submission. If you have not received an email, please contact April Bagaporo (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Milestones and Monitoring
Before funds are released, a meeting between the awardee, the department sponsor, a department financial analyst, and ICTS staff will set specific milestones to gauge project progression. Continuation of support throughout the entire award period will be contingent upon meeting the project’s goals in a timely manner.
Review criteria will include:
For more information, please contact April Bagaporo at email@example.com.
To apply, please click on www.icts.uci.edu/grants (A valid UCI NetID will be required).
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE
Monday, March 14 , 2016; 5:00 p.m.