UT Arlington grants to help fund cancer, drug research 

By | August 1st, 2017|New Investments/Awards, Texas, Translational Research|

Funding for the Interdisciplinary Research Program along with the awarding of three seed grants will take effect Aug. 1.

The program was awarded donations to provide seed funding for scholars to conduct cancer and drug research.

“The awarded grants are intended to provide seed funding for the team of investigators to generate pilot data for external grant […]

Four University of Malta research projects awarded €240,000 in new pilot programme

By | May 22nd, 2017|Malta, New Investments/Awards, Translational Research|

The University of Malta recently launched a new pilot programme to award four prospective research projects by university researchers, a total of €60,000 each over two years. The funds will cover expenses and costs such as those for research assistants, data gathering and surveys, software, consumables, conferences, dissemination and outreach etc.

The projects will be financed […]

Imperial College innovative projects receive funding thanks to new Excellence Fund

By | March 22nd, 2017|Translational Research, UK/England|

In her March 2016 President’s Address, Professor Alice Gast highlighted the importance of excellence in teaching and research.  She dedicated £1 million per year to reward excellence while promoting courageous and innovative ideas in research and teaching. This is part of Imperial’s strategic commitment to invest new funds to pursue new and risky ideas.

The […]

Canada Foundation for $1.3M in innovation funds five new leadership awards at UCalgary 

By | March 2nd, 2017|Canada, Translational Research|

Five University of Calgary researchers have been awarded Canada Foundation for Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) awards, valued at over $1.3 million. Announced today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, the awards will support research in the Cumming School of Medicine, the faculties of Kinesiology […]

3 Leading Bay Area Research Universities to Partner in $600M Chan Zuckerberg Medical Science ‘Biohub’

By | September 23rd, 2016|Accelerator/incubator, California, Corporate, New Investments/Awards, Translational Research|

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) announced Wednesday they will join forces in a new biomedical science research center funded by a $600 million commitment from Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan.

The San Francisco-based Chan Zuckerberg […]

3 Leading Bay Area Research Universities to Partner in $600M Chan Zuckerberg Medical Science ‘Biohub’

By | September 23rd, 2016|Accelerator/incubator, California, Corporate, New Investments/Awards, Translational Research|

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) announced Wednesday they will join forces in a new biomedical science research center funded by a $600 million commitment from Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan.

The San Francisco-based Chan Zuckerberg […]

University of Calgary awarded $75-million research grant for cleantech, energy

By | September 8th, 2016|Canada, State or Government, Translational Research|

The University of Calgary has been awarded $75 million over seven years from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) for its Global Research Initiative in Sustainable Low Carbon Unconventional Resources. The goal of this research is to dramatically reduce the impact of energy extraction and energy use on the environment. The […]

Ottawa universities unveil 13 research fund winners 

By | September 8th, 2016|Canada, State or Government, Translational Research|

Thirteen large-scale initiatives led by universities across Canada are the winners in a high-stakes federal competition aimed at helping the country’s top scientists make a mark in the global research arena.

The projects will split a total of $900-million in federal funding to build on Canada’s existing strengths, and advance knowledge in fields as […]

Ottawa universities unveil 13 research fund winners 

By | September 8th, 2016|Canada, State or Government, Translational Research|

Thirteen large-scale initiatives led by universities across Canada are the winners in a high-stakes federal competition aimed at helping the country’s top scientists make a mark in the global research arena.

The projects will split a total of $900-million in federal funding to build on Canada’s existing strengths, and advance knowledge in fields as […]

$ 2B University of Virginia Funding to Propel Strategic Investments in Academic, Research and Health Care Excellence

By | July 14th, 2016|State or Government, Translational Research, Virginia|

The University of Virginia today announced the history of the strategic fund that will provide transformational investments in the quality of a UVA education, of its research and of its health care services without relying on tuition or tax dollars.

Authorized by the Board of Visitors in February, the Strategic Investment Fund, currently valued at […]