Sanofi iAwards Program

iAwards Program Call for Pre-Proposals 2017-18

The iAwards Program:   Following two successful years with a total of 12 proposals funded at MGH and BWH under Sanofi Innovation Awards (iAwards) Program, we are pleased to announce the third (annual) call for pre-proposals under this program.  The Sanofi iAwards program launched in 2015, brings together 7 top academic research institutions across the country and aims to support research ideas early in the translational path, at the transition between basic research and first proof of concept. Successful projects have the potential to grow into sponsored research agreements with significantly increased funding levels and timelines.

Please see attached flyer for more information and timelines.

Research Areas of Interest to Sanofi (including but not limited to): Cardiovascular diseases, Diabetes, Immune  diseases, Inflammation, Oncology, and Rare genetic diseases.

Funding &Term: $125,000 (this is total amount including full IDC) for one year.

Pre-proposals:  Please submit your pre-proposal using this Pre-proposals Template and limit the total length to a maximum of 2 pages (excluding publications).  All information in the pre-proposal should be non-confidential.

Deadline for submission to Innovation: June 16, 2017 - Please send pre-proposals by email to

Questions:  Please contact Seema Basu, PhD at Innovation:  phone (857) 307-2410

We look forward to working with you in submitting highly innovative, early translation projects to be funded by the Sanofi iAwards Program!

Strategic Alliances Team, Innovation