The Pork Safety, Quality and Human Nutrition Committee is requesting pre-proposals in the following areas of HUMAN NUTRITION Research. The proposal process uses an initial letter of intent (LOI). The LOI will be used for initial screening. Projects that are selected from the LOIs will be invited to submit a full proposal. Request for full proposal application will be made by the National Pork Board to the Principal Investigator. Specific research topics are listed below, not in priority order. All proposals submitted must address at least one of the specific research topics described below. Novel approaches and concepts are encouraged.
There is no exact funding limit for submitted proposals for 2017 funding, but the budget request should be appropriate and justified for the work that is being proposed. Researchers are encouraged to find co-funding or matching funds or in-kind contributions for the project when possible.
Proposals must be submitted in the Letter of Intent format shown below to be considered. Projects may cover multiple-year efforts. For multi-year projects, project expected deliverables and budgets should be broken down by year. Proposals will be reviewed for scientific soundness and for industry priority. Proposals may be returned to the investigator with suggested/requested revisions prior to making a final funding decision. Funding for accepted projects will follow final approval by the National Pork Board. Further inquiries regarding this solicitation can be directed to Adria Huseth by email email@example.com or by phone: 515/223-2632.
Proposals are solicited in the following areas. The topics below are NOT listed in any priority order. For the following research areas where dietary meat and pork especially is considered, stress accurate descriptions of all the meat products involved (red, processed, lean, pork, fresh, etc.).
The proposal process uses an initial letter of intent (LOI). The LOI will be used for initial screening. Projects that are selected from the LOIs will be invited to submit a full proposal. Request for full proposal application will be made by the National Pork Board to the Principal Investigator by October 5, 2016. Full application will be due to National Pork Board by November 15, 2016. The LOI is limited to 2 pages, single spaced, 11-point Calibri font. The 2-page LOI should contain the following:
Heading – Letter of Intent (LOI) to NPB – Nutrition Research
Projects selected from LOIs will be invited to submit full proposal.
Request for full proposal application will be made by October 5, 2016.
Project funding will begin in 2017.
All LOIs should be emailed to Beveritt@pork.org.