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New Funding Opportunities

We are pleased to announce the 2016 release of the Request for Applications (RFA) for Investigator Initiated Research Projects (IIRP) and Innovative, Developmental or Exploratory Activities (IDEA) in Stem Cell Research (Rd. 5).  Approximately $35 million is available to support approximately 50 of these awards. To download a copy of the RFA and instructions, visit the New York State Grants Gateway: and search using the keywords “Investigator Initiated” and selecting the Department of Health as the Funding Agency.

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