Publicerad: 2020-06-17 14:49 | Uppdaterad: 2020-06-17 14:54

Aktuella utlysningar, vecka 25, 2020

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Svenska och nordiska utlysningar

ID-19 Global South artificial intelligence and data innovation programme – International Development Research Centre

The International Development Research Centre, together with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, invites proposals for its COVID-19 Global South artificial intelligence and data innovation programme. This supports multidisciplinary research to deepen the understanding of how to develop and scale responsible evidence-based artificial intelligence and data science approaches that support COVID-19 response and recovery in LMICs. Specifically, the programme supports research linked to government responses in: forecasting transmissions and reducing spread through policy and public health interventions; optimising public health system responses for patient diagnosis, care, and management; mobilising AI and data science to understand and support gender inclusive COVID-19 action; building trust and combating mis- and dis-information around COVID-19; strengthening data systems and information sharing about COVID-19; supporting transparent and responsible AI, data, and digital rights governance around COVID-19 and pandemic responses.

Closing date: 28 June 2020

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Visiting Professorships – Danish Diabetes Academy

The Danish Diabetes Academy (DDA) calls for applications for up to four visiting professorships in 2021 and 2022. These grants include salary costs, travel and accommodation expenses for international diabetes researchers visiting Danish research groups for a period of three to six months (up to a maximum of DKK 500,000 in total). Applications can be in any field of diabetes research.

Closing date: 20 August 2020

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Research project grant for planning of clinical therapy research – Vetenskapsrådet

The Swedish Research Council invites applications for its research project grant for planning of clinical therapy research. This supports the establishment of a constellation of researchers from academia and health and medical care in order to plan ahead for a future application for a research environment grant within clinical therapy research. Projects should have the potential to be implemented within two to 10 years after completion. Grants are worth up to SEK 1.2 million for one to two years. Grants may cover project or collaboration costs such as salaries and running costs.

Closing date: 25 August 2020

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Sjöberg prize for cancer research – Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences invites nominations for the Sjöberg prize for cancer research. This recognises scientists who have made major contributions to the knowledge of disease mechanisms, risk factors or the treatment or prevention of cancer. Candidates may be researchers or a consortia of researchers in Sweden or in countries outside of Sweden. The prize is worth USD 1 million, which may be divided between one or several recipients. Ten per cent of the prize goes directly to the winner, and the remaining sum must be used for research.

Closing date: 31 August 2020

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Strategic project grants on Covid-19 and cancer in the Nordic region – Nordic Cancer Union (NCU)

NCU invites applications for its strategic project grants on Covid-19 and cancer in the Nordic region. These support projects related to Covid-19 and cancer in the Nordic region. Projects may address one of the following areas: incidence of Covid-19 among patients with cancer; mortality in cancer patients with Covid-19; severity and complication of Covid-19 in cancer patients; consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on cancer care in general, such as cancer detection, diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation and palliative cancer care.

Research proposals must include data from all Nordic countries, and there should be documented research collaboration between all participating countries. Preferably, health care professionals or researchers in two or more Nordic countries should be involved in the project. The grant is worth up to €200,000 over two years.

Closing date: 1 September 2020

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Teaching Sabbatical – STINT

Karolinska Institutet has been invited by STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education) to nominate two candidates and a backup candidate to participate in the exchange programme for teaching staff called Teaching Sabbatical.

Closing date: 2 September 2020

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Hilda och Alfred Erikssons pris – Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien inbjuder nomineringar för Hilda och Alfred Erikssons pris. Detta belönar framstående forskningsinsatser inom medicin och veterinärmedicin. Professorer och universitetslektorer vid medicinska, odontologiska och veterinärmedicinska fakulteter vid universitet och högskolor i Sverige kan nominera. Mottagare av pris ska ha svenskt medborgarskap. Prissumman uppgår till cirka SEK 120,000.

Closing date: 1 October 2020

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Europeiska utlysningar

ERC Advanced Grants 2020 - European Research Council, EU 

These support ground-breaking, high-risk projects carried out by an established, leading principal investigator in any field of research. Applicants are expected to be active researchers who have a track record of significant research achievements in the last 10 years, and should be exceptional leaders in terms of originality and significance of their research contributions.

Each grant is worth up to €2.5m, over five years. An additional €1m may be requested.

Closing date:  26 August 2020.

Please contact Grants Office if you are interested in applying.


Research fellowship -- European Academy of Neurology, EUR

 This supports training and experience for European neurologists in any area of basic, clinical or applied research in neuroscience. Two types of fellowships are available:

• research training fellowship for the completion of a higher degree, a grant application or peer-reviewed publication, typically lasting between six and 12 months;

• research experience fellowship for individuals who might otherwise not have the opportunity to gain high quality research experience but who wishes to pursue a research career, with consideration also given to more experienced clinicians or researchers requiring training in a specific research methodology or technique not currently available in their own country and of clear value to their home department, typically lasting up to six months.

Closing date: 31 August 2020

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Practical courses -- European Molecular Biology Organisation, EUR

Funding supports the organisation of courses to promote the transfer of new methods and emerging techniques in life science-related areas, and to enable participating students to implement novel techniques in their home laboratories. The maximum funding available for practical courses is €37,000.

Closing date: 1 August 2020

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Workshops -- European Molecular Biology Organisation, EUR

These enable the organisation of workshops that cover different and evolving aspects of life-science related subject areas, and bring scientists together to present their findings. Up to €37,000 is available per workshop, including up to €3,500 towards travel costs.

Closing date: 1 August 2020

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Scientific research grants -- Bial Foundation, PT

These support research in the areas of psychophysiology and parapsychology. Grants are worth between €5,000 and €50,000 each with a duration up to three years, commencing between 1st of January and 31st of October 2021.

Closing date: 31 August 2020

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Networking project grants -- European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, EUR

These enable members to undertake research activities and network among centres at an international level. Activities may include interactive educational events and clinical networks. Proposals relevant to the society’s activities, such as the validation of guidelines, or clinical networks for testing treatment regimes or disease management, are encouraged.

Main applicants must be members of the society and all projects must include more than one country. Non-society members may participate in collaboration with society members.

Five grants, worth up to €50,000 each, are available

Closing date: 31 July 2020

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Amerikanska utlysningar

Federal Funding agencies

Modular R01s in Cancer Control and Population Sciences (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), NIH

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages applications for research in cancer control and population sciences. The overarching goal is to provide support to promote research efforts on novel scientific ideas that have the potential to substantially advance cancer research in statistical and analytic methods, epidemiology, cancer survivorship, cancer-related behaviors and behavioral interventions, health care delivery, and implementation science.
This FOA encourages and supports Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) and grow the ESI applicant pool and portfolio.

Closing date: November 6, 2020; March 8, 2021, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PAR-18-869

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Computationally-Defined Behaviors in Psychiatry (R21 Clinical Trial Optional), NIH

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications for research projects that will apply computational approaches to develop parametrically detailed behavioral assays across mental-health relevant domains of function. These projects should focus on behavior in humans and test computational models in healthy subjects. NIMH is particularly interested in the study of behavioral measures, models, and parameters that have the potential for back-translation from humans to animals, especially for pre-clinical therapeutics development, and/or in models that have the potential to be extended to clinical populations. 

Closing date: November 20, 2020, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All applications are due by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): RFA-MH-19-240

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Secondary Analysis of Existing Datasets in Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases and Sleep Disorders (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), NIH

The goal of this funding opportunity is to stimulate the use of existing human datasets for well-focused secondary analyses to investigate novel scientific ideas or new models, systems, tools, methods, or technologies that have the potential for significant impact on biomedical or biobehavioral research in areas relevant to the NHLBI mission. This FOA actively supports the use of existing database resources to conduct additional analyses secondary to a project's originally-intended primary purpose. Applications may be related to, but must be distinct from, the specific aims of the original data collection. It will not support the collection of new data.

Closing date: October 28, 2020, February 26, 2021, October 28, 2021, February 26, 2022, October 28, 2022. AIDS application due dates: November 25, 2020, April 20, 2021, November 26, 2021, April 20, 2022, and November 25, 2022. All applications are due by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PAR-20-078

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Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional, R03, R21), NIH

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites grant applications for research to examine 1) the impact of HAI on typical and atypical child development and health; 2) the evaluation of animal-assisted intervention for children and adults with disabilities or in need of rehabilitative services; 3) the effects of animals on public health, including cost effectiveness of involving animals in reducing and preventing disease. 

Closing date: November 30, 2020; November 30, 2021. All applications are due by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PAR-20-031 (R01), PAR-20-032 (R03), PAR-20-033 (R21)

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Global team science award, Lupus Research Alliance, US

The Lupus Research Alliance Global Team Science Awards will support interdisciplinary, collaborative, and highly synergistic projects that push the boundaries of innovation and bridge research and clinical efforts in lupus. The successful Teams will focus on unraveling human lupus heterogeneity by applying cutting-edge technologies to address critical questions that could bring about breakthroughs in lupus care, research or drug development.
• The core team must consist of at least three but ideally not more than five Co-Principal. • One of the Co-PIs must serve as the corresponding Co-PI. • The core team must be multi-disciplinary, and it is encouraged to be interinstitutional and/or multi-national.
Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, PhD, DVM or equivalent academic degree and hold a faculty position or equivalent at a college, university, medical school, or comparable institution.

Budget: The Lupus Research Alliance has established the Global Team Science Award (up to $3M over three years) and invites investigators to apply, through LOIs, for 4-month planning grants (up to $10,000 each) to assemble competitive Teams to develop, and submit full applications. It is anticipated that up to six planning grants and then up to three Global Team Science Awards will be awarded. 10% INDI

Closing date: Letters of Intent due: September 15, 2020 by 11:59pm ET.

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Established investigator grant, Scleroderma Foundation, US

Purpose: The Scleroderma Foundation seeks applications from promising established investigators both inside and outside the field of scleroderma research who wish to propose pilot studies to obtain preliminary data dealing with a highly innovative and/or highly relevant theme related to the disease. This grant will support pilot research that is likely to lead to more substantial unlimited research project grants from federal or non-federal sources.

Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Medicine, Osteopathy, Veterinary Medicine or one of the sciences; must have completed a postdoctoral fellowship; and have been principal investigator on grants from the Scleroderma Foundation or other national, private or government agencies in the past.
Budget: $75,000 per year for up to two years. INDI: Up to 8 percent of the direct costs per year of award may be set aside as indirect costs. The indirect cost amount will be subtracted from the yearly total [up to $75,000] of the award.

Closing date: September 15, 2020 by 5 p.m. Eastern.

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