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New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program

Grants to USA Medical Researchers
to Develop Epilepsy Treatments

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Epilepsy Foundation

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Deadline Date:

03/30/15 11:59 PM ET


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Grants to USA researchers at corporations and academic institutions to support the development of more effective epilepsy therapies. LOIs must be submitted by February 16 for consideration. The Foundation seeks to fund innovative senior level research projects led by the nation's leading scientists with the potential to discover new treatment options and ultimately a cure.

New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program focuses on:

-Research with potential to discover new therapies and a cure for seizure disorders.

-Meaningful grants to senior level scientific and clinical investigators on the brink of new discoveries, working at the nation's leading academic and research institutions, and in industry.

-Innovative cutting edge projects that could lead to breakthrough discoveries.

-Research programs that might not otherwise be funded through traditional sources.

-Projects that encourage collaboration among scientists and industry.

Preference will be given to proposals that already have a commercial partner engaged to assist with development and to proposals that have committed or matched funding from the sponsoring institution, commercial partner or other third party source.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150971

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

For the New Therapy Commercialization Grants, applicants must demonstrate background work beyond the basic science discovery stage.

Investigators must hold a relevant advanced degree (M.D., and/or Ph.D.), and have completed all research training. This call for proposals is open to investigators at corporations as well as the academic/university arena.

Pre-Application Information:

These grants require 1:1 matching funds.

Application instructions may be found here:

Submit the completed LOI through proposalCENTRAL:

Once there, click ‘Applicants: Click Here to Login, Register to Apply’, and setup an account.

Click on ‘Validate’ to make sure all required fields have been filled in Click on the ‘Submit’ link to submit LOI in proposalCENTRAL.

LOIs are due by February 16, 2015 at 11:59 PM ET.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Scientific questions about appropriateness of an application should be directed to Kim Macher at

Epilepsy Foundation
8301 Professional Place East, Suite 200
Landover, MD 20785-2353

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