Launch of the 5th Cycle of Path Towards Precision Medicine (PPM) Call
Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), in collaboration with Qatar Genome Programme (QGP), is pleased to announce the launch of the fifth cycle of the Path towards Precision Medicine (PPM) call. The online submission channel, Q-Grants, will open for PPM5 on 15 March 2021.
The Research Priority Areas for PPM5 are as below:
- Clinical genomics of pediatric diseases
- Clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics
- Digital e-solutions and applications related to precision medicine
- Genomics/multi-omics characterization of immune responses
The PPM5 has been subjected to some major changes in comparison to the previous cycle in terms of priority themes, eligibility, budget, and other sections. PPM5 applicants may participate by submitting a proposal in accordance with the guidelines and timeline stated in the Call for Proposals (CFP) along with the updated research plan template and other related documents available online in the download center of PPM5 at Link.
15 March 2021 Opening of the online proposal submission
25 May 2021 Closing of the online proposal submission by LPI
1 June 2021 Closing of the online research office vetting
November 2021 Successful proposals notification
For proposal submissions, please visit https://oss.qgrants.org/, and select the relevant program For the CFP, timelines, and related documents of the PPM5 cycle, please go to http://www.qnrf.org/en-us/Funding/Research-Programs/Thematic-and-Grand-Challenges-Research-Program/Path-Towards-Precision-Medicine-PPM.
QNRF and QGP will broadcast a webinar to demonstrate the call parameters. The date and venue for the webinar will be announced and communicated in due course.
Any inquiries to QNRF can be sent at https://support.qnrf.org/conversation/new. For information about Qatar Biobank and Qatar Genome Programme resources, visit https://www.qatarbiobank.org.qa/ and https://qatargenome.org.qa/ .