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CPRIT's COMMERCIALIZATION PROGRAM RELEASES THREE NEW REQUESTS FOR APPLICATIONS (RFA)

The CPRIT Commercialization Program is pleased to announce the release the following requests for applications (RFAs), now available on the CPRIT website, www.cprit.state.tx.us

Applications for these three CPRIT commercialization awards will only be accepted via (www.CPRITGrants.org).

Company Commercialization Awards
This award mechanism seeks to support Texas-based applicant companies or limited partnerships that have already received at least one round of professional institutional investment.

Company Formation Awards
This award mechanism seeks to support early-stage "start-up" applicant companies or limited partnerships with no previous round of professional institutional investment.

Company Formation Awards
This award mechanism seeks to support the relocation of applicant companies or limited partnerships from other states to Texas.

In addition to these three new RFAs, CPRIT's commercialization program currently has an open RFA for Texas Life Sciences Incubator Infrastructure Award. Applications for this award will only be accepted viawww.CPRITGrants.org through August 30, 2011. Incubator awards are expected to be announced in November 2011. The goal of the Texas Life Sciences Incubator Infrastructure Award is the development or enhancement of incubator organizations that will provide valuable programs and services in Texas to enhance the ability to commercialize innovative, new products for the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancer and to establish infrastructure that is critical to the development of a robust life sciences industry in the State.

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Research and Prevention Awards - Frequently Asked Questions

Research and Prevention Award frequently asked questions have been added to our main agency FAQ listing.


CPRIT Policies and Procedures Guide

Please click here to view CPRIT’s Policies and Procedures Guide for research and prevention applications and awards.

Prevention Awards - Funding Opportunities

CPRIT will use the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s document entitled Guidelines for Defining Public Health Research and Public Health Non-Research as guidance to define prevention research and prevention non-research. To access the document, click here.

To go to the CPRIT online Grant Application System, click here.

This RFA seeks grant applications from qualified organizations located in the State of Texas that would provide services aimed toward prevention and reduction of the risk of cancer, early detection, and improving the lives of those living with the disease. These projects would provide services that are based on scientific evidence of their effectiveness in prevention of cancer or improvement in quality of life. CPRIT expects measurable outcomes of supported activities that demonstrate impact on incidence, mortality, or morbidity or interim measures related to the outcomes. Successful applicants are eligible for a grant award of up to $1 million for up to 24 months.

This RFA seeks grant applications from qualified organizations located in the State of Texas that propose education and outreach efforts that have the potential to demonstrate change in the behaviors that can prevent or reduce the risk of cancer. CPRIT seeks projects and partnerships that will apply evidence based strategies in novel ways, leverage resources and can demonstrate measureable outcomes in personal behaviors leading to prevention, risk reduction, early detection of cancer and improve the quality of life for survivors. Successful applicants are eligible for a grant award of up to $300,000 for up to 24 months.

The Texans Conquer Cancer License Plate 

The Texans Conquer Cancer License Plate was created to give all Texans a way to honor those who have died from cancer, celebrate those who have survived and assist those who will fight it in the future. Funds from the sale of the plate go to support direct patient services such as transportation to and from treatment, wigs, food, and lodging. For more information on the plate or to see how you can honor, celebrate, and help, please click here. Applications for this grant are not currently being accepted but please check back later.

Prevention Awards - HelpDesk

Questions regarding the CPRIT prevention program, including questions regarding this or other funding opportunities, should be directed to the CPRIT Prevention Review Office: 


Phone: 512-305-8419 
E-mail: PreventionHelp@CPRITGrants.org