Understanding the
application process

Step 1: Initial consultation

Step 2: Registering on the Ignite application page

 

Step 3: The pre-proposal

Step 4: Pre-proposal review, full proposal invitation

Step 5: The full proposal & review criteria

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Application
information

Areas of interest

All clinical areas: therapeutics, medical devices, and diagnostics 

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for a Brigham Ignite award, lead investigators must be employees at Brigham and Women's Hospital

 

Key dates and deadlines

• There is no deadline for pre-proposals, they may be submitted at any time

 

• Full proposals will be reviewed periodically thrughout the year

 

• We will provide information about upcoming deadlines and earliest possible start dates to applicants invited to submit full proposals  

  

Intellectual property

• Awards are governed by the Mass General Brigham Intellectual Property Policy  

 

• Please do not include unprotected proprietary information in your application  

 

• Questions related to intellectual property and confidentiality should be directed to your Innovation Licensing Manager.  If you do not know who that is, please contact an Ignite Licensing officer and we will help

Additional information

Applicants to the Seed program may request up to $50,000 for direct costs.  Indirect costs are provided at 20% on top of direct costs. 

Applicants to the Development program may request up to $200,000 for direct costs.  Indirect costs are provided at 20% on top of direct costs. 

Start the application process