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SACT Grants 2018-11-02T16:07:57+00:00

TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED POPULATION HEALTH GRANTS

The Technology-enabled Population Health Research Alliance develops and deploys technology-based solutions to address population health challenges, improve health outcomes and equity, utilize population health data, and provide health workforce development.

NOTICE OF SOLICITATION

AWARD TYPE:
Grant

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF AWARDS:
up to 3 awards

MAXIMUM GRANT AMOUNT:
up to $100,000, inclusive of 20% indirect costs (if applicable)

SOLICITATION PERIOD:
October 23rd, 2018 to December 17th, 2018

PERFORMANCE PERIOD:
Not to exceed 12 months

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
The deadline for receipt of applications under this Solicitation is December 17th, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST. No applications or supplemental materials submitted in response to this solicitation will be accepted after the deadline.

Scope:

The SACT is requesting applications of collaborative, multidisciplinary teams involving multipleConstituent Institutions and industry that will provide near-term, measurable outcomes in health, create potential commercial viability or industry validation, and serve unmet needs of the citizens of South Carolina.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applications will be accepted only from Constituent Institutions* for the Technology-enabled Population Health Program. All applications must include collaboration between or among:

  1.  at least two Constituent Institutions or
  2.  one Constituent Institution and at least one industry partner.

Previous recipients of SACT Feasibility Grant funding are not eligible to submit under this solicitation during the performance period of their previous grant.

*The term “Constituent Institutions” means any degree-conferring, public institution of post-secondary education in South Carolina, including CRUs, PUIs and technical colleges. Funding will be awarded on a competitive basis.

Background:

The SCRA-Academia Collaboration Team (SACT)  is a seven-member committee with representatives from the comprehensive research universities, primarily undergraduate institutions, the technical college system, industry and SCRA. The SACT is focused on the formation of Research Alliances, which are founded on a high caliber, critical mass of talent, infrastructure, financial resources, intellectual property and translational relevance that will result in national recognition as a leading research center, industry engagement, job creation and positive economic impact in the state of South Carolina.

Information Session Webinar

Download the FAQ from the info session:

Combined Population Health FAQ – from 2/18 and 10/31

Download the presentation from the info session: