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Innovative Awards

Deadlines are 5:00 PM (Eastern). No extensions will be granted.


Milestone Date Status
Letter of Intent N/A
Application Oct 14, 2021 Passed
Award Notification Jan 31, 2022 Next
Earliest Start Mar 01, 2022

Background & Purpose

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DESCRIPTION

JDRF provides seed funding for highly innovative, high risk high reward research with significant potential to accelerate the mission of JDRF. Proposals should address key outstanding questions and have the potential to lead to a challenge or a change in the current paradigm or conventional wisdom and/or lead to a groundbreaking discovery. Preliminary data is not required in the proposal but the underlying concept, premise or hypothesis must be plausible and testable and the proposal must be focused with a well-defined goal that is achievable within the timeframe and amount of the award.