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HSI Announces Recipients of the 2009-10 Seed Grant Awards

Posted August 10, 2009 | Atlanta

In response to its lastest call for proposals, the Health Systems Institute received 40 outstanding proposals, including several for phase 2 funding. Over 30 reviewers with varied expertise from several units at Georgia Tech, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and the Atlanta Veteran's Administration Center of Excellence evaluated the proposals and made recommendations. HSI leadership in conjunction with the leadership at the various sponsoring organizations made final funding decisions.

To view the list of the proposals that will receive funding, please visit the 2009-10 HSI Seed Grant area with the HSI website to view the proposals.

About the Seed Grant Program
In collaboration with the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Management, Sciences as well as Research Centers (GVU & GTISC) at GT, Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), Emory University's School of Nursing, the Georgia Tech and Emory University Predictive Health Institute (PHI), Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (Children's) and Atlanta Veteran's Administration R&D Center of Excellence (Atlanta VA RR&D CoE), the Health Systems Institute (HSI) has established a seed grant funding program to support collaborative and interdisciplinary research projects that will help stimulate innovative healthcare research and promote improvements in healthcare. The seed grant awards are specifically designed to provide funding for novel projects that demonstrate a high potential for enhanced diagnostic capabilities of diseases, lead to new inventions that yield new patents, licenses and/or commercial products, lead to high quality peer-reviewed publications and those with high potential to leverage seed funding into extra-mural support.

For more information contact:

Andy Haleblian
Health Systems Institute
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