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Apply for Research Grant: Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy AllianceEach year Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation invites researchers to submit funding applications to its Grants Program.

The Research Foundation has a strong on-going commitment to funding high quality research into the prevention, treatment and cure of cerebral palsy.

Since 2006, our friends at Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation the Research Foundation in Australia have awarded more than $37 million into supporting 300 Cerebral Palsy research projects around the world.

From 2016, the Grants Program is supported by the Research Foundation of Cerebral Palsy Alliance based in Australia, and in the USA. As a result, researchers who are based in the USA are able to submit their proposed budget in US dollars.

Two types of grants are offered:

  • Research Project Grant
  • Career Development Grant

Application open: 1 October – 30 November 2018

For more information, email or visit

Note: The Grants Program only funds projects that will expand Cerebral Palsy research.

Call for Application: Postgraduate Study at the Center for Innovative Bioengineering

The University of Sydney & the ARC Training Centre for Innovative BioEngineering

For more information, visit the ARC Training Center for Innovative BioEngineering website.

View the available projects here.

Upcoming IEEE Life Sciences Events

IEEE Life Sciences Conference 2018

LifeTech 2019

The 1st IEEE Global Conference on Life Science and Technologies (LifeTech 2019) will bring together top technical professionals from Life Science industry and academia to exchange information and results of recent work on systems, circuits, technologies, processes and applications. LifeTech 2019 will provide a forum for researchers, engineers, system developers, and service providers to share their ideas, designs, and experience in emerging technologies.

LifeTech 2019 is asking for submissions of technical papers for oral and poster presentations. Student papers are particularly encouraged. All accepted and presented papers will be published at IEEE Xplore.

  • Organized Session Proposal: July 31, 2018
  • 2-page Paper Submission: October 1, 2018
  • Acceptance Notification: November 19, 2018
  • Final Paper Submission: January 11, 2019
  • Conference: March 12-14, 2019

Other Events of Interest

MNMC 2018


ISBI 2019

EMBC 2019

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