An OSF HealthCare, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria Collaboration funding interdisciplinary research between engineers, clinicians, and social scientists to improve the future of health care for all. 


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Spring 2022

Eleven Jump ARCHES Grants Funded

Eleven projects were chosen to receive Jump ARCHES funding from the Spring 2022 Request for Proposals addressing the challenges health care faces in post-COVID 19 recovery, precision medicine, health literacy, quality of patient interactions, supporting treatment of neurological disorders and topics related to social and behavioral sciences, neurological sciences and autism spectrum disorders. challenges such as neurological testing for children, stress among healthcare workers, and data security.

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Jump Applied Research in Community Health through Engineering and Simulation (ARCHES) is an endowment partnership between Jump Simulation and Education Center at OSF HealthCare and The Grainger College of Engineering at the the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

It was established in 2014 by a $62.5 million gift to provide direct access and competitive grants to engineers and physicians working together to combat problems in the realm of health care. In 2019, the partnership was expanded with a new commitment of $50 million. 

When are proposals due?

Proposals are accepted twice annually in the Spring and Fall. Click below to join our email list to be notified by email of the next RFP.

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Who can apply?

Your proposal must include one investigator from The Grainger College of Engineering and one from OSF HealthCare.

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Can students get involved?

Yes! We offer the Jump ARCHES Summer Internship for graduate & undergraduate students in VR/AR, robotics, data, & more.


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