All RFPs in Science & Technology

Facebook Research—Sample-Efficient Sequential Bayesian Decision Making

April 21, 2021

With this RFP, Facebook hopes to deepen their ties to the academic research community by seeking out innovative ideas and applications of Bayesian optimization that further advance the field. Facebook is committed to open source and will help awardees make the products of this RFP available to the public as part of BoTorch. 

Amazon Research—2021 Amazon Research Awards

April 23, 2021

The Spring 2021 call for proposals for Amazon Research Awards (ARA) is related to two research areas: Alexa Fairness in AI, and AWS Automated Reasoning. The deadline for submissions is April 23, 2021. 

Project Management Institute—Project Management Sponsored Research Program

April 25, 2021

PMI invites proposals from scholars both within and outside the field of project management, and/or its sub-fields, whose themes and perspectives have direct application to some aspect of the project management body of knowledge or its practice. 

U.S. National Academy of Medicine & Johnson & Johnson Innovation—Healthy Longevity Catalyst Award

April 25, 2021

Catalyst Awards will reward bold, new, potentially transformative ideas to improve the physical, mental, or social well-being and health of people as they age, in a measurable and equitable way. The NAM seeks innovative approaches that aim to extend the human healthspan, especially approaches that challenge existing paradigms or propose new methodologies or concepts. High-risk ideas that could potentially yield high rewards and, in turn, dramatically change the field of healthy longevity are encouraged. 

William T. Grant Foundation—2021 Grant Scholars Program

May 03, 2021

The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas.

Russell Sage Foundation—Behavioral Economics; Decision Making & Human Behavior in Context; Future of Work; Social, Political and Economic Inequality

May 04, 2021

RSF will accept letters of inquiry (LOIs) under these core programs and special initiatives: Behavioral EconomicsDecision Making and Human Behavior in ContextFuture of WorkRace, Ethnicity, and ImmigrationSocial, Political, and Economic Inequality. In addition, RSF will also accept LOIs relevant to any of its core programs that address at least one of the following issues: 

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)—2021 Pilot Award

May 06, 2021

Grants awarded through this RFA are intended to provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses for autism. Appropriate projects for this mechanism include those considered higher risk with less assurance of ultimate impact, but with the potential for transformative results. 

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation—Clinical Quality Measures to Improve Diagnosis

May 10, 2021

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide assistance in the form of grants for the development of innovative clinical quality measures that promote excellence in diagnosis of three categories of disease – acute vascular events, infections and cancer.  The initiative aims to reduce harm from erroneous or delayed diagnoses, reduce costs and redundancy in the diagnostic process, improve health outcomes and save lives. The initiative’s first area of focus is to develop and validate new measures for diagnostic performance.  

Brain Research Foundation—2022 Scientific Innovations Award (SIA)

May 17, 2021

Brain Research Foundation’s Scientific Innovations Award (SIA) Program provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This funding mechanism is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative—Ancestry Networks for the Human Cell Atlas

May 25, 2021

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invites applications for three-year collaborative projects for the generation of healthy, single-cell reference data from ancestrally diverse tissue samples for the Human Cell Atlas (HCA).