Industry Connect with Novartis

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) have invited The University of Queensland, as one of a selected group of international institutions, to participate in their NIBR Global Scholars Program 2020.

The NIBR Global Scholars Program will provide UQ researchers with access to disease area drug-hunting and translational research expertise.

Selected proposals, not funded by traditional grant support, will receive up to US $1million over three years, inclusive of UQ overheads. Each funded proposal will have a dedicated NIBR science sponsor and alliance manager to work with the funded researcher/s and UniQuest.

NIBR and UniQuest invite you to submit a non-confidential 2 page pre-proposal.

Disease areas

Autoimmunity, Transplantation & Inflammation
Cardiovascular and Metabolic
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Respiratory Diseases
Tropical Diseases
Additional Disease Areas

Platform technologies

Analytical Sciences & Imaging
Cell and Gene Therapy
Chemical and Biological Therapies
Discovery Chemistry
Engineering Technologies and Innovation

Next steps

Download disease/indications detailed in the NIBR Scientific Needs List

Email to request an application form

Non confidential pre-proposals must not exceed two pages

NIBR Global Scholars Program

Request for Applications open 1 July 2020

To check the disease/indications that NIBR are interested in, download the details in the NIBR Scientific Needs List.
Interested researchers should reach out to their UniQuest representative or email to request the two-page non-confidential application form.

Applications close 24 July 2020

Forward completed applications to by 24 July 2020.

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