SPARK Global Translational Research Pilot Grant...
SPARK Global Translational Research Pilot Grants 2020 Request for Proposals:
1. Program overview:
SPARK Global is pleased to announce its inaugural calls for multi-institutional collaboration proposals to support the discovery and development of novel therapeutics and diagnostics that address unmet medical needs in global health. This specific program is kindly funded by a philanthropic foundation and, accordingly, successful projects will be subject to the foundation's final decision. Selection details and requirements are outlined in Section 5 below.
SPARK Global offers funding, education regarding the multi-disciplinary product development process and project-specific mentorship to enable SPARK Global members to advance promising research discoveries to the clinic and/or commercial sector.
For more information please contact with SPARK Taiwan office : firstname.lastname@example.org
2.Amount of funding & deadline:
Typical grants range up to $100,000 per project and depend on the individual proposal. Awards will be granted for the period from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021.
Please note, it is imperative that a clear ‘deliverable’ from the collaboration will be provided along with the timeline and a good explanation how the collaborative work of two institutions or more is essential for the success of the project.
Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6 p.m.
Investigators from SPARK Global affiliated institutions
4.Areas of interest:
Any clinical indication will be considered, with unmeet global health needs. As previously indicated, the areas of interests will ultimately be determined by the funding foundation. Therefore, we anticipate being able to provide SPARK Global members with more information after the first round of review.
5. Project selection & requirements:
Proposals will initially be reviewed by a selection committee comprising Stanford faculty and industry experts. Recommendations will be made to the funding foundation who will then ultimately decide which projects they will fund.
Projects must contain, and will be evaluated, on the following:
a) Proposal must be a collaborative project between at least two SPARK Global affiliated institutions from disparate locations.
b) The project must have one PI from each of the affiliated SPARK Global institutions nominated on the proposal.
c) Proposals must provide a detailed and itemized milestone driven budget.
d) Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:
Scope and/or severity of the unmet medical need.
Novelty of approach.
Feasibility of the proposal's path to clinic.
If you are interested in this proposal, please refer to the attached instructions and return your application form to SPARK Taiwan office before deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6 p.m. For more information please contact with SPARK Taiwan office: email@example.com
- Final SPARK Global Grant Application Instructions .docx
- SPARK Global - Pilot Grant - RFP_SPARK Taiwan.docx