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CPRIT Opens Three New RFA's

Aug 28, 2017, 11:47 AM by Melodi Moore

CPRIT Innovations Save the Date 

CPRIT's grant application system is now open for three RFAs for the Academic Research program. Complete RFAs and instructions detailing applicable deadlines and requirements are available in the Funding Opportunities section of CPRIT’s website.

Supports the development or improvement of core facilities that will provide valuable services to support and enhance scientifically meritorious cancer research projects. CPRIT is particularly interested in supporting core facilities that provide enabling services to cancer investigators from multiple Texas institutions. Applications responding to this RFA that address one of the program priorities for academic research adopted by CPRIT’s Oversight Committee are particularly encouraged. 

Award: Up to $3,000,000 (total costs) for the first 2 years and up to $1,000,000 (total costs) for each subsequent year; Maximum duration: 5 years

Application Due Date:  January 31, 2018

Provides short-term funding to explore the feasibility of high-risk projects that, if successful, would contribute major new insights into the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancers. Applications responding to this RFA that address one of the program priorities for academic research adopted by CPRIT’s Oversight Committee are particularly encouraged. 

Award: Up to $200,000 (total costs); Maximum duration: 2 years.

Application Due Date:  January 31, 2018

This Multi-Investigator Research Award (MIRA) mechanism is intended to support highly integrated programs of collaborative and cross-disciplinary research among multiple Texas investigators. Applications responding to this RFA that address one of the program priorities for academic research adopted by CPRIT’s Oversight Committee are particularly encouraged. 

Award: Up to $6,000,000 (total costs); Maximum duration: 4 years.

Application Due Date:  January 31, 2018

All proposals must be submitted through CPRIT’s online grant application system.