Is there a time limit for conducting the funded research?

Is there a time limit for conducting the funded research? 
Study results are expected within 18 months of the grant being awarded. (top)

Can an exception be made for certain applicants regarding the eligibility criteria to the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards?

Can an exception be made for certain applicants regarding the eligibility criteria to the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards?
In keeping with the mission and intention of the ASPIRE awards, applicants must meet all the criteria in order to be considered for an award. Submissions outside these parameters will not be considered. (top)

Will non-drug research proposals be considered?

Will non-drug research proposals be considered?
Yes. Both drug and non-drug proposals will be considered for funding. (top)

What project deliverables are required?

What project deliverables are required?
Projects are expected to advance medical knowledge of the fundamental mechanisms of disease and action of current and potential future treatments, and to optimise care for patients with haemophilia. It is expected that results will be presented at scientific meetings and published in peer reviewed journals. (top)

Are there any specific research areas that are excluded from the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards?

Are there any specific research areas that are excluded from the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards?
The following topics fall outside of the scope of the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards:

  • General education and / or training
  • Support for ongoing clinical programmes that are part of an organisation’s routine operations
  • Proposals that do not evaluate haemophilia A or haemophilia B (top)

What areas of research focus meet the criteria for the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards? 

What areas of research focus meet the criteria for the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards? 
Pfizer will consider applications which address one of the following areas in haemophilia A and / or haemophilia:
 

  • Prophylaxis schedules / Individualised prophylaxis
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Laboratory measurement
  • Joint assessment
  • Patient-reported outcomes
  • Cost of care (top)

 

Are the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards open to researchers working anywhere in the world?

Are the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards open to researchers working anywhere in the world?
No. The 2017 Regional Haemophilia Research Awards are open to researchers working in Europe (including western and eastern countries), Australia, Japan and New Zealand. (top)

Are the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards renewable?

Are the Regional Haemophilia Research Awards renewable?
No. Each Regional Haemophilia Research Awards is a one-time, non-renewable research grant. (top)

Can Regional Haemophilia Research Awards be used to purchase equipment?

Can Regional Haemophilia Research Awards be used to purchase equipment?
No. The Regional Haemophilia Research Awards may not be used to purchase equipment, although the purchase of relevant laboratory supplies is allowed. (top)

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