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Addiction Innovation Initiative Program: Seed Grant Funding Opportunity

-from the Office of Outreach and Engagement
This funding opportunity announcement requests applications for the Ohio State Addiction Innovation Initiative Program seed grants. The purpose of the seed grants is to inspire new research and multidisciplinary partnerships to address the addiction crisis in Ohio and beyond. Research should inform the scientific community, practitioners, and policymakers. Created by Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce A. McPheron in 2017, the former Opioid Innovation Fund has supported 16 research teams over two rounds in the previous years. The program is administered by the Ohio State College of Public Health, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and College of Social Work. In recognition of the long-term and profound impact of addiction on society, the executive committee expanded the programmatic priority areas beyond opioid addiction and renamed the program Addiction Innovation Initiative. The Initiative is seeking proposals for a third round of funding that will focus on five broad categories: prevention, building community capacity, supporting long-term recovery, biopsychosocial mechanistic studies, and stigma. Learn more.