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At CEMAS, we're committed to helping our community members advance their research initiatives. The following sources of funding information may apply to researchers seeking funding in many subject areas. 

Our highly skilled support staff is available to share expertise and provide "letters of support" on proposals. Please connect with us via email at to learn more.

Find Funding | Ohio State Office of Research
The Office of Research developed this web page, which links to funding databases, tools for research asset identification, and additional resources relevant to Ohio State's research and creative expression community. 
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Institute for Materials Research
The Institute for Materials Research manages a variety of programs to support materials-allied research at The Ohio State University. These programs include several mechanisms for direct funding support to Ohio State researchers, and the assignment of highly skilled IMR Members of Technical Staff in major research facilities on campus.
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CCTS Core Services Voucher Support | Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)
The Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) awards vouchers that provide funding support to investigators who require assistance from an Ohio State University or Nationwide Children's Hospital core service to enable preliminary work and generate data for new or ongoing projects. Vouchers can also be used to secure fee-based expert consultation services with the ultimate goal of furthering clinical and translational research.
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President's Research Excellence (PRE) Program | Ohio State Office of Research
The President’s Research Excellence (PRE) program will provide seed support for cross- and interdisciplinary research that will attract external funding. Specifically, the PRE program will support (1) small teams formed to pursue curiosity-driven, novel, high-risk and high-reward research; and/or (2) large cross- and interdisciplinary teams to pursue large-scale, high-impact research that addresses emerging or existing challenges of national and international societal importance, generates long-term, sustained, and significant impact, and positions Ohio State as THE leader in this area. A call for proposals will be issued annually with at least one funding cycle offered in each of two categories: Accelerator Grants, and Catalyst Grants.
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