Funding and Award Opportunities for Cancer Research

Award Name: Teal Innovator Award
Funding Sponsor: Department of Defense (DOD) Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
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Award Amount:

The maximum period of performance is 5 years.

The maximum allowable direct costs for the entire period of performance are $2.5M plus indirect costs.
All direct and indirect costs of any subaward (subgrant or subcontract) must be included in the total direct costs of the primary award.
Award Deadline:


Pre-Application Submission Deadline:  5:00 p.m. Eastern time (ET), June 12, 2013

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Eastern, August 28, 2013

Invitation to Submit an Application:  July 2013

Application Submission Deadline:  11:59 p.m. ET, August 28, 2013


Award Description:

The intent of the OCRP Teal Innovator Award is to support the recruitment of a visionary individual from any field principally outside of, but not exclusive of, ovarian cancer to focus 

his/her creativity, innovation, and leadership on ovarian cancer research.  This individual must have experience in guiding a research team and demonstrate that he/she is committed to investigating paradigm-shifting ideas in ovarian cancer.  The Teal Innovator Award will provide the Principal Investigator (PI) with the funding and freedom to pursue his/her most novel, visionary, high-risk ideas that could significantly impact the field of ovarian cancer research or patient care.  The proposed Teal Innovator must be highly recognized in his/her field and present evidence of this recognition.  Examples include, but are not limited to, recognition at the level of endowed chair, membership in the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, or Institute of Medicine, or other national or international recognition.  
Information And Eligibilty Criteria:

PI must be at or above the level of Professor (or equivalent) and be recognized in his/her field.

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Category: Federal Agency
Target Awardee: --- - Not specified