Pivot is a searchable database of funding opportunities that also helps identify potential collaborators. You can also create alerts based on keywords and areas of interest.
Pivot is a searchable funding opportunities database where you can also get alerts and identify potential collaborators.
NIH eRA Commons Registration provides information and resources to help applicants and grantees navigate the electronic Research Administration (eRA) systems during the grants lifecycle.
NSF FastLane is an interactive real-time system used to conduct NSF business.
Funding opportunities restricted by the number of applications MU can submit. The list is hosted on InfoReady and you must follow the application procedures. Update notifications are delivered through our listserv.
Opportunities for funding offered through MU:
Research Council grants — Support for research, scholarship and creative activities through two levels of funding up to as much as $10,000.
PRIME – Program for Research Infrastructure and Matching Expenses provides matching support for research projects at MU, including instructional innovation research.
Connect with Missouri Grants — Supports new and existing projects, programs and initiatives that focus on engagement, outreach and broader impacts.
The Industry Partnerships team is MU’s first point of contact for corporate and foundation funders.
Translational research programs & business accelerators
MU Coulter Biomedical Accelerator Program
Provides proof-of-concept funding and training for physician-engineer teams interested in translating biomedical innovations into products that improve health and patient care.
Midwest Biomedical Accelerator Consortium
Offers proof-of-concept funding and training, including the basics of biomedical and biotech product development and get-to-market strategies.
MU Midwest BioAccelerator
Offers mentoring and wraparound support in the development of new products related to the detection and mitigation of infectious diseases and other national biodefense and health security needs.
Startup company funding
The federal Small Business Innovation Research (SMIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are sources of late-stage translational research funding for startups. We can help you apply.
Grant and funder insights
Make evaluations and more informed decisions about funding sources through competitive intelligence.
PI Eligibility form – Completion of this form provides information to OSPA and the COI Office that is critical for ensuring that MU adheres to relevant regulations and policies.
Complete Responsible Conduct of Research training for funding requirements of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Refer to the MU Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) Sponsored Programs Procedure Guide for agency-specific requirements and related campus procedures.
If working with human subjects, learn about required Institutional Review Board (IRB) training.
Funded proposal request form – SPA can help you request a copy of a previously funded grant proposal.
Learn about MU inventor rights and responsibilities
As a general rule, MU owns inventions made by its employees. See University of Missouri Collected Rules and Regulations, Section 100.020.
- Disclose an invention.
- Make sure to have a nondisclosure, data use or material transfer agreement in place before you share confidential or unpublished research, data or materials with an outside collaborator. Question? Email email@example.com
Disclose all financial interests
Self-paced professional development resources
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