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New Investigator Pilot Award (2018)

This funding initiative is currently closed. Congratulations to the Award Recipients!


The Human Islet Research Network (HIRN) announces a program to support a small number of new investigators of exceptional creativity who propose to apply bold and highly innovative new research approaches to biological problems under current investigation in HIRN. The HIRN New Investigator Pilot Award is designed to provide support for early career investigators who may need funding to explore feasibility of a new concept in support of an eventual R01 application. The research proposed must be relevant to the goals of HIRN consortia.

For more information please review the attached grant proposal document.
HIRN. New Investigator Pilot Award (441 downloads)

Key Dates:

  • Posted Date:                                    November 15, 2017
  • Letter of Intent Due Date:         December 15, 2017
  • Application Due Date:                January 15, 2018
  • Scientific Review:                        February/March 2018
  • Start Date:                                       June 1, 2018
  • Expiration Date:                           January 16, 2018

→ Online Application available HERE or at: https://hirn.fluidreview.com/ 

Click here to access the Frequently Asked Questions regarding this funding initiative.This webpage will be updated throughout the submission process.

Please refer to attached User Guide for assistance with the online application.
New Inv. Award. Application User Guide (320 downloads)

Please contact the HIRN Coordinating Center with any questions.