CPRIT (Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas), is a multifaceted funding source located in Texas, offering grants for Product Development Research, Preventative Care programs, and Academic Research for oncology startups and services.
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Hi. Grace here from the team at Proxima Clinical Research.
The Product Development Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, or the Product Development CPRIT Award is a valuable funding resource for oncology startups. As funding becomes more difficult to attain, Texas believes in investing in the cure for cancer through CPRIT grants. Let's walk through the process of how to apply for product development
CPRIT grant. First, it's important to note that the CPRIT proposals follow the guidelines provided by the request for application or RFA. This is where information such as deadlines, eligibility requirements, evaluation criteria, funding limits and special considerations can be found. All applicants must submit proposals to CPRIT electronic portal by creating a user account and designating an authorized signing official through cpritgrants.org.
In addition to the proposal, product development applicants must submit a preliminary application containing a two page executive summary a 16 slide overview of the scientific basis for the proposed project and a one page explanation of the project aims and requested budget.
CPRIT Grants are unique. Its funds are only awarded to companies, organizations and institutions residing in Texas. However, companies and institutions operating in Texas can communicate and collaborate with companies outside of the state. Companies residing outside of Texas are eligible to apply for any product development award only if they plan on relocating to Texas. Oncology startups and early stage companies are advised to apply for product development grants to advance cancer care technologies.
Visit our website at proximacro.com to learn more about the administrative review scoring and final decisions after a CPRIT product development grant is submitted.
Want to know more about CPRIT and how it's programs can benefit you? Watch our video on CPRIT's three programs here.