Dear Georgia State investigators,
The Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP), in partnership with the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), Georgia State University (GSU), and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Children’s) is pleased to announce the fourth round of research seed grants in Healthcare Innovation.  Seed grants will fund multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary teams examining healthcare services and clinical effectiveness.  Awards will support innovative approaches that address issues of healthcare quality, costs, and/or access that are consistent with the goals<http://www.hip.emory.edu/about/mission/index.html> of the HIP.
Two types of seed grants will be offered:  Preliminary Study Grants or Complete Project Grants.  Research studies in health services and clinical effectiveness will be considered involving adult and/or pediatric patients.  A major goal of the Seed Grant Program is to stimulate collaboration across disciplines and organizational units.  For information regarding evaluation criteria, funding, proposal formats, and submission instructions click here.<http://hip.emory.edu/images/seedgrants/seedgrant4/HIP%20ACTSI%20Seedgrant%20RFA%204.pdf>
Deadlines
Letters of Intent due May 1, 2013
Proposals due May 15, 2013

Sincerely,
Monica H. Swahn, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research
Professor, Public Health
Georgia State University
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