Opportunity Fund: 2023 Call for Applications

Call for Research Concepts 2023: Synopsis

The TMRC Network Opportunity Fund supports, trains, and mentors the next generation of neglected tropical disease (NTD) researchers. This program will help develop capacity for NTD research around the world.

The Opportunity Fund is meant to leverage the expertise, established field sites, specimens and data collected by the TMRCs to expand up the currently funded TMRC project and/or conduct pilot studies which will provide preliminary data to develop future larger grant applications. The scope of research will be limited to the NTD that is being study at the collaborating TMRC for this submission.  For more information or questions about the Opportunity Fund email tmrc-info@rti.org .

The timeline for the application process is:
Call for Research Concept ReleaseFebruary 17, 2023
Webinar for Opportunity FundFebruary 23, 2023
Deadline for QuestionsMarch 8, 2023
Response to Questions AvailableMarch 15, 2023
Research Concept DeadlineApril 3, 2023
Research Concept Presentations to the Scientific Advisory GroupJune 20, 2023
June 26, 2023
Distribution of Invitation for Full White Paper ApplicationJune 30, 2023
Deadline for Full White Paper ApplicationAugust 28, 2023
Notification of Award September 18, 2023
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