DoD Funding Opportunity: Vision Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA)

Funding Opportunity Number: HT9425-23-VRP-IIRA

LOI Deadline: July 14, 2023

Application Deadline: Nov. 8, 2023

Purpose: To meet the intent of the award mechanism, applications to the FY23 Vision Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) must address research in one or more of the following Focus Areas:

    • Understanding and treatment of eye injury or visual dysfunction as related to military exposure.
    • Diagnosis, stabilization, and treatment of eye injuries in austere environments and prolonged field care settings DOD FY23 Vision Investigator-Initiated Research Award 4
    • Restoration of visual function after military exposure-related vision loss or severe visual impairment II.A.2. Award History The VRP IIRA mechanism was first offered in FY18. Since then, 265 IIRA applications have been received, and 59 have been recommended for funding.

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