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Table 2 Grant opportunities for genomic software development

From: Challenges in funding and developing genomic software: roots and remedies

Title Source Country Last call Funding rate
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Genome Canada Canada 2017 CAD$12 M
Cyberinfrastructure Initiative Canada Foundation for Innovation Canada 2017 ~ CAD$10 M
Research Software Program CANARIE Canada Open CAD$4.5 M
ELIXIR Tools Platform ELIXIR (Europe) Open NA
Call for Challenges and Unlocking of Technological and Scientific Barriers Institut Français de Bioinformatique (IFB) France Open NA
Accelerating Scientific Discovery Netherlands eScience Netherlands 2018 ~€1 M
Bioinformatics and Biological Resources Fund BBSRC UK 2017 Up to £6 M
Transformative Research Technologies BBSRC, EPSRC, MRC UK 2017 Up to £3.5 M
Collaborative Computational Tools for the Human Cell Atlas Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative USA 2017 $15 M
Continued Development and Maintenance of Software NIH USA 2014 NA
Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation NSF (spans Directorates) USA Open $46.5 M
Data-Driven Discovery Investigator Competition Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation USA 2014 $22.5 M
Extended Development, Hardening & Dissemination of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics & Big Data Science NIH USA 2014 NA
Informatics Technology for Cancer Research NCI/NIH USA 2018 NA
Infrastructure Capacity for Biology NSF Division of Biological Infrastructure (DBI) USA Open $40 M
Innovation in Cancer Informatics Fund for Innovation in Cancer Informatics USA Open ~ $1 M
Investigator Initiated Research in Computational Genomics and Data Science NHGRI/NIH USA Open NA
BBSRC-NSF/BIO Lead Agency Opportunity in Bioinformatics and Synthetic Biology NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences (NSF/BIO), BBSRC USA/UK 2018 NA
  1. BBSRC Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, UK; EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK; MRC Medical Research Council, UK; NA not applicable; NCI National Cancer Institute, US; NHGRI National Human Genome Research Institute, US; NIH National Institutes of Health, US; NSF National Science Foundation, US