Ferring Innovation Grants

Ferring Pharmaceuticals


Grant amount: US $50,000 - US $100,000

Anticipated deadline: Jun 11, 2019 11:59pm PDT (Pre proposal)

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Working Professional Faculty Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

What is of Interest to Ferring

FRI is interested in funding exploratory, discovery and preclinical research into novel extracellular drug targets that are addressable with peptides and/or proteins.

Therapeutic areas of interest to Ferring include:

  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology;
  • Reproductive Medicine & Women’s Health;
  • Urology;
  • Biomarker Discovery;

The Ferring Innovation Grants are awarded annually in January and are not renewable.

Available Funding

The program will provide a limited number of research grants in the following categories:

  • Funding levels will range from $50,000 to $100,000.
  • Reasonable indirect costs may now be included for consideration as a part of the research grant award.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property ownership shall be determined in accordance with U.S. patent and copyright laws, and may be subject to the policies of the research grant recipient’s institution.

Prior to funding of the research grant, the recipient and a designated representative of the recipient’s institution must execute an agreement (Ferring Innovation Grants Agreement), which sets forth intellectual property rights, publication, and other requirements relevant to the proposed research.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Ferring Innovation Grants will be funded for research projects to be completed within one year commencing in December.
  • Reasonable indirect costs may now be included for consideration as a part of the research grant award.
  • The program is open to everyone, as long as the grant is paid through an institution.

Ineligibility:

  • The following types of studies are beyond the scope of the program:
    • Clinical studies
    • Studies which require the collection of human biopsies
    • Studies to develop small molecules
  • Within the interest area of 'Endocrinology', not of interest are: Diabetes, or Obesity.
  • The Ferring Innovation Grants are awarded annually in December and are not renewable.