The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association is proud to announce 5 Requests for Proposals for separate research grants.
As part of AOPA’s Orthotics 2020 initiative, we are committed to making a major leap forward in clinical research that can answer some of the most important and profound issues about Orthotics. AOPA, together with its many partners among O&P manufacturers, patient care companies, and others entities committed to an evidence-driven future for O&P, will be funding one grant for each topic below in amounts of up to $60,000-$75,000, varying by topic- see each RFP for the specifics of the grant.
- Orthotic Treatment for Stroke Patients
- Back Bracing
- Osteoarthritis of the Knee
- Orthotic Treatment for Plagiocephaly in Pediatric Patients
The deadline for all proposals is April 30, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Yelena Mazur at firstname.lastname@example.org or 571/431-0876.
Q: Do you have to live in the US to be eligible?
A: No, the grant is open to researchers from any country.
Q: Does the grant include funding for the salary of the Principle Investigator?
A: For the Pilot Grants (up to $15-30,000), the budget does not allow for salary for the PI. For the Orthotics 2020 grants, the budget can include salary.