Apply for MICHR $100,000 Accelerating Synergy Award

July 26, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Are you interested in positioning your interdisciplinary research team to be competitive for an external multi-component NIH large-scale grant (ie, U- and P-series mechanisms)? Do you need funds to pursue final data collection/analysis, to publish with your collaborators, or to support resources for grant development? If so, you are encouraged to apply for the Accelerating Synergy Award through the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research.

Hosted in partnership with the Medical School Office of Research and the Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation, MICHR is pleased to offer three Accelerating Synergy Award mechanisms: 1) Basic Research, 2) Translational Research and 3) Health Services Research.

Awardees will receive up to $100,000 to tackle significant and complex research questions. This funding, coupled with tailored MICHR support, will provide the foundation for future large-scale grant submissions. Details are available here.

Applications for this award are open to faculty from all schools and colleges at U-M, with mechanism-specific requirements noted in the guidelines.

A Letter of Intent is required and due Aug. 5 at 5 p.m. through UMMS Competition Space.

Applications are due Sept. 9 at 5 p.m. through UMMS Competition Space.

Information about other MICHR funding opportunities is available here.

For questions, contact the MICHR Pilot Grant Program at