ARCHES Funding

The Jump Applied Research for Community Health through Engineering and Simulation [Jump ARCHES] Endowment is a competitive grant is to improve healthcare quality and patient safety through the combined efforts of engineers and clinicians.

* Submission information will be announced soon!


ARCHES Summer Internship Applications are closed.

Call for Proposals: Carle Illinois Collaborative Research Seed Program

The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Initiative (IHSI) and Carle announced the following opportunity:

The Carle Illinois Collaborative Research Seed Funding Program welcomes research proposals from a broad array of disciplines and clinical areas. This round of funding will focus on four priority areas: population health, imaging, data analytics, and rural health. In these areas the aim is to:

  • Foster collaboration between Carle clinicians and Illinois researchers
  • Support innovative approaches to the challenges facing clinical care
  • Promote opportunities to improve positive health outcomes
  • Enable collaborators to acquire preliminary data for a subsequent external collaborative grant application
  • Stimulate significant external research or clinical trial funding from either government or corporate sources

More information, including eligibility guidelines, selection criteria, proposal preparation, and how to submit your proposal can be found here.

The deadline for submitting a proposal is April 28, 2017.


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation RFP: $100K Grand Challenges

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the latest round of Grand Challenges Explorations. Grand Challenges Explorations fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Initial grants will be US $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to US $1 million.
Deadline: Applications on the following four topics will be accepted until May 3, 2017. 

Mass General Hospital Student Prize Award: You could win $100,000!

Call for Entries: 2017 Student Technology Prize for Primary Healthcare

This is the call for entries in the 2017 cycle of our unique national Student Prize competition for technology innovations directed at the needs of primary care in medicine. Interested students should begin to pull together ideas for submission in the upcoming 2017 cycle. The five best student entrants will receive awards of $5,000 each and the three top student teams, chosen from those five Finalists, will win awards of $100,000, $50,000 and $25,000, respectively, to support their further work. We have given out over 80 awards to students around the country in the eight prior years of this competition! This competition, to encourage engineering-student interest in the challenges of primary care, is administered by the “Ambulatory Care of the Future” program of the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Who is eligible: Any graduate or undergraduate student in any U.S. university engineering or science department may enter.
How to Enter: The entry process begins with the simple online submission of a short two-page pre-proposal, describing their project, their team, and the potential clinical impact.
Opening date for online submissions: April 3, 2017

Click here for full details on APF Website