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CPHM Funding Vehicles

For 2017-2018, the Center for Personalized Health Monitoring offers two funding vehicles, ranging from $2,000 'microgrants' to an Industry Outreach seed grant offering up to $25,000.

CPHM Microgrant: Application for CPHM Fund Use

Award Limit: Up to $2000
Submission deadline: Rolling

The funds should support activities that further the strategic goals of CPHM, such as hosting visits by potential industrial partners, co-hosting seminar speakers, travel of Research Theme members to sites of clinical or industrial collaborators, or facilitating internal meetings of Research Themes or across Research Themes.

 

CPHM-IALS Seed Grant Program: Industry Outreach

Award Limit: All projects require a partnership with industry.  

  • Projects with an industry match of 1:1 or greater: Up to $15,000 in materials & supplies + $10,000 in Core Facilities.
  • Projects with an industry match of less than 1:1: Up to $10,000 in materials, supplies & Core Facilities.

Submission deadlines: October 1, April 1

The funds for this mechanism are specifically earmarked toward CPHM-based projects with the potential for translation to industry; this translational potential can be in the short- or long-term with a specific aim to produce the following:

  1. SBIR/STTR submission
  2. Joint proposal with an industry collaborator
  3. Executed collaboration agreement with industry partner

Download the budget template here
Download the budget justification here

 

For More Information

 
Please email hannah@umass.edu if you have any questions about this program.

Key Dates

 

Seed fund RFP announced:
July 1, 2017
Submission deadlines:
October 1; April 1
Start dates for projects:
February 1; September 1