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SUNY Upstate Medical University Pilot Research Grant

Pilot Grant Awards of up to $50,000 for one year are designed to provide support for new and innovative research ideas and to assist investigators in generating the necessary preliminary data for subsequent grant proposal submissions for federal funding. Funds are not for existing research projects or to be used as bridge grants. The targeted grant must be identified and have a deadline within 18-months of receiving funding.

Seed Grant - (Funding new projects to generate data for publication) Awards of up to $20,000 for one year are designed to generate the data necessary for publication(s), positioning the PI and/or research team for future grant applications and/or to answer a research question with an immediate clinical application. Publication(s) must be submitted within 18-months of receiving funding.

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Applications are DUE annually on January 15 and July 15. In the case that the date falls on the weekend, the proposals are due on the following Monday.

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Purpose of the RFP: To foster cancer research on novel ideas and generate preliminary data for extramural grant proposals. The projects must have a clear focus on cancer. Proposals must describe the expected preliminary data that will be generated and how that data will support a federal grant submission.

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  • Applications Due January 2nd, 2024

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  • The 2023 Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Award application has passed. Please check back for the next round of funding in 2024

State University of New York Upstate Medical University (Upstate) and the Thomas J Watson College of Engineering at Binghamton University (Watson College) have entered into a 5-year research and education alliance. With complementary expertise in the overlapping fields of biomedical and health systems research, faculty at Watson College and Upstate have shared goals to expand their research portfolios and to develop innovative solutions for today’s pressing medical problems. Upstate and Watson College both recognize that developing solutions to important biomedical problems requires a diversity of approaches and expertise realized through collaborations. A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the institutions was executed on July 22, 2022 to create a platform to facilitate these collaborations.

Submission Deadline: Novermber 17th, 2023 at 5pm via InfoReady Platform

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