Children's Research Institute internal funding
The Injury Research Center Seed Grant Program
The Injury Research Center at The Medical College of Wisconsin is soliciting applications for innovative injury prevention and control research proposals for the fiscal year 2010. The Injury Research Center Seed Grant Program is intended to enhance and support the pool of highly qualified investigators at MCW who can make future contributions to research in the scientific field of injury prevention and control. Read more.
Pilot Innovative Research Awards call for proposals: Date change
The Children's Research Institute (CRI) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for the 2010 Pilot Innovative Research Awards. Investigators may apply for up to $30,000 for one year of funding. Proposals are limited to 10 single-spaced pages (standard Arial 11 font, NIH formatting on new forms - click on the following NIH website: Enhancing Peer Review at NIH - Shortened/Restructured Applications. The page limit includes references. Budgets should be submitted on standard NIH forms with justifications; no appendices will be accepted.
Successful applicants may apply for second year funds by submitting a proposal in the next annual funding cycle which will be competitively reviewed with other second year funding requests.
Awards will be made for translational research projects meeting one or more of the following criteria:
- Potential to generate future extramural funding
- Addresses a Children's Hospital and Health system (CHHS) quality priority
2010 CHHS Quality Priorities:
1. Safety "Do No Harm" as measured by days since last serious reportable event.
a) Handoff communication improvement
b) Reduction of hospital onset of healthcare associated multi-drug
i. Antibiotic use
ii. Infection control measures
2. Reduction of anticoagulation adverse drug events.
- Improved immuinization rates at 2 years of age.
- Over/under utilization of resources
a) Unplanned transfers to a higher level of care
b) People, process, technology uses
- All CHHS employees with appropriate research background:
1. Employees with masters or doctoral level preparation,
2. Employees with co-investigator with this background on the study team, or
3. CHHS employees who are enrolled in graduate study. Employee must work with a mentor with appropriate research background.
- CRI-affiliated investigators within the first five years of their faculty appointment or with no prior extramural funding:
1. Assistant professor and above
2. Fellows with a documented commitment to stay within the institution upon completion of training. Fellows must work with a faculty mentor.
Please contact Cathy Kortendick, administrative assistant, CRI, at email@example.com or call (414) 337-7702 if you have any questions about the CRI PIR program.
2010 PIR Award timeline:
- February 1, 2010: Announcement of request for proposals.
- February 22, 2010: Letters of intent due in CRI.
- May 3, 2010: Final application due.
- June 1, 2010: Reviews completed.
- June 9, 2010: CRI Executive Committee review of proposals.
- June 16, 2010: Award notices to investigators.
- July 1, 2010: Funds available.