Oncomine Clinical Research Grant Program , Thermo Fisher Scientific

September 15th – October 31st, 2020

Gene fusions in solid tumors and molecular testing in blood cancers.


The Oncomine Clinical Research Grant Program supports investigator-initiated studies (IIS) and education projects, on molecular testing in oncology and reproductive health, with the goal to increase high quality molecular profiling for patients and to improve clinical outcomes in the future.

Proposal reviews are conducted by independent and internationally recognized experts together with Thermo Fisher Scientific medical and scientific leadership. Funding is considered based on scientific merit and alignment with strategic areas of focus.

The application process is managed by the Oncomine Clinical Research Grant Office part of the Medical Affairs team of the Clinical Sequencing Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific. For detailed information about how to apply, including documentation requirements, review process, and decision notification, refer to the document Guidelines for Applicants.

Grant Details

Grant applications should be submitted electronically using the specific Proposal Form attached.  Proposals should outline the planned activities to be performed within a maximum of 12 months. A budget is required for every grant request and should detail the proposed use of requested funds. The maximum budget request for each project is set at USD $200,000. Up to two Ion Torrent Genexus systems can be placed free of charge for this IIS call.

Grant Selection Process

  • Submission:  Click here for proposal form.  Submission is done by uploading the Proposal Form using the online grant management portal
  • Evaluation:  Submission will be confirmed by the Grant Office via email. Decisions will be communicated 8 weeks after the closing date of the call.
  • Execution:  Upon contract signature, the requested financial support will be granted. The Grant Office team will continue to support the development of the awarded project. A final report is due to the Grant Office team within the agreed time frame.

Click here for Grant Guidelines documents.

Click here for Code of Conduct for Evaluators.

For any further questions, please feel free to contact bansi.sanghvi@thermofisher.com  or Thermo Fisher Medical Affairs team medical.affairs@thermofisher.com.


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