Foundation / Corporation
Egg Nutrition Center (ENC)
Grants to USA, Canada and International senior research associates and faculty for scientific research related to the role of eggs and egg nutrition in healthy diets. Funding is intended to support both observational cohorts and clinical interventions where appropriate.
The 2019 request for proposals targets research that can help advance understanding in emerging scientific topics regarding the role of eggs and egg-related nutrients within healthy diet patterns. The Funding Source is especially interested in proposals that aim to investigate potential differences across ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age groups, or other relevant subgroups that address the following questions:
-What is the role of eggs in the diet for young children up to 24 months of age? For example, how do eggs or components of eggs impact diet quality, neurocognitive development, or risk for allergy?
-What are the effects of eggs within predominantly plant-based eating patterns? Some evidence has suggested eggs may be a complement to fruits and vegetables due to enhancement of nutrient bioavailability. We are interested in exploring this area further and other effects of eggs within plant-based eating patterns.
-Does the unique nutrient package of eggs (including lipids, phospholipids, protein, vitamins, minerals, and bioactives) contribute to health and prevention of chronic disease across the lifespan?
All projects must adhere to strict research integrity principles and abide by the core values of objectivity, accountability, and transparency. For more information please see the URL for Full Text (RFP) below.
GrantWatch ID#: 185554
Approximately 15 full proposals are requested from the pool of LOIs. From these applications, approximately 50% are funded in part or in full.
For the Principal Investigator research grant, the proposed budget and timeline should align with the work proposed. Principal investigator salary may be included up to a maximum of 20% if justified.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Download and submit the Letter of Intent at the URL for Full Text (RFP) below.
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