Sagol Center for Regenerative Medicine Call for grant proposals 2023-2024

We congratulate the Tel Aviv university faculty for winning the SCRM 2023 Collaboration and Starter Grants.


The SCRM, directed by Prof. Benjamin Dekel, will continue to support cutting edge research in the field of regenerative medicine.




If you would like to be updated on future call for grants please connect with the SCRM LinkedIn account.



  • Application for collaboration research grants $120,000 for 1 year period
  • Application for starting grants $25,000 for 1 year period

The core of the application should focus on an innovative synergy between different specialties. To encourage collaborations between complementary departments at TAU and affiliated hospitals, the application should emphasize cooperative projects that may lead to novel therapeutic treatments in a wide variety of indications. The application should include preliminary results that demonstrate the added value of the project in promoting the regenerative medicine field.



TAU members with laboratories on the TAU Ramat Aviv campus (Preclinical Faculty at the Faculty of Medicine; Faculty at other Faculties and Schools) are eligible to apply in collaboration with a TAU Faculty member from other faculties or schools, or with one of the TAU-affiliated hospitals or HMOs (MD or PhD, on clinical or regular track).


Proposal format-

The application should include the following in a single PDF file:

1. Scientific background
2. Research aims including relevance and impact on regenerative medicine field
3. Description of collaboration
4. Methodology*
5. Budget justification
6. Preliminary data (required)
7. CV of each applicant (NIH Biosketch or similar format)
8. References


Limit up to 7 pages (includes figures), font Arial or Times New Roman 11, 1.5 space.


References and CV can be beyond 7 pages.


Support is approved for the course of 1 year (12 months). In certain cases, the Grant Committee reserves the right to extend the research period for another year, without increasing the funding.


A progress report is due at the end of the year.


* For clinical research, please submit the Helsinki authorization or statement that the request is in progress. For research involving animals, please submit IACUC authorization or statement that the request is in progress. If funding for both non-clinical and clinical research, please separate each type of research to different sections.

Evaluation process: Grants are evaluated based on potential innovative outcomes compared to existing solutions. Calls have a single-stage submission. Calls that pass eligibility will be reviewed competitively by the Sagol center Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The Grant Committee reserves the right to reject applications if they do not meet the criteria.


Note regarding IP: If TAU faculty and Hospital Clinical faculty are co-inventors of any results or inventions, the parties will negotiate in good faith and enter into an inter-institutional agreement relating to the protection, use and commercialization of such joint results or inventions


DEADLINE: Jan 15, 2023


Please submit your application here 

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