Pilot Project Applications – NOW OPEN

Delaware INBRE is pleased to announce a call for Pilot Project proposals to provide seed funding for new research directions with the broader goal of building Delaware’s capacity to conduct biomedical research. Letters of Intent are due October 2, 2023 and Pilot Project proposals are due October 22, 2023. Successful proposals will be awarded for 1 year, with a budget of $40,000 in direct costs with an estimated start date of May 01, 2024 (pending NIH grant renewal). Please see the full RFA document.

A Junior investigator’s Network (JIN) meeting describing details of the current RFA has been scheduled for August 31st, 9-10 am.  Watch a recording of the meeting here.  For further questions, email the DE-INBRE office at info@de-inbre.org or the DRPP Director, Anjana Bhat at abhat@udel.edu.”

Please note a Pre-Submission “Letter of Intent” Survey is required and is due October 2, 2023: LOI Application 

We have a variety of templates and resources that may be helpful in creating LOI and applications to be submitted.  PDFs of the templates can be found here:
LOI Template 
Biosketch Template
Chair’s Letter Template 
Individualized Development Plan Template 
Mentoring Plan Template 

Pilot Project Proposal Application (link will be added)

It is important to note that Delaware INBRE Pilot Project awards in response to this call are contingent upon the University of Delaware receiving notice of award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for the Delaware INBRE proposal.