University of Southern California


2022 Takeda Innovators in Science Award in Gastroenterology

Slots:                                                     One Early-Career Scientist and one Senior Scientist for 2 slots total

Internal Deadline:                             Contact ORIF if interested.

External Deadline:                            June 3, 2021

Award Type:                                       Grant

Estimated Number of Awards:    2

Anticipated Amount:                       $200,000 each

Process for Limited Submissions: PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal:

Materials to submit include:

(1) Single Page Proposal Summary (0.5” margins; single-spaced; font type: Arial, Helvetica, or Georgia typeface; font size: 11 pt). Page limit includes references and illustrations. Pages that exceed the 1-page limit will be excluded from review.

(2) CV – (5 pages maximum)

Note: The portal requires information about the PIs and Co-PIs in addition to department and contact information, including the 10-digit USC ID#, Gender, and Ethnicity. Please have this material prepared before beginning this application.

Link to Award:

Who May Serve as PI:                    If an Early-Career Scientist, the nominee must:

In the event that an Early-Career Scientist nominee has taken a maternity, paternity, adoptive, family care, military, or extended sick leave (in line with their current institution’s policies) during the 10 years since gaining their doctoral degree or equivalent, they can qualify for an extension of the eligibility timeframe. Instructions regarding how to request an extension are provided in the Requesting and Eligibility Exception section.

If a Senior Scientist, the nominee must:

Purpose:                                              Established in 2016, the Innovators in Science Award is administered by the New York Academy of Sciences and sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. This global award recognizes a promising Early-Career Scientist’s and an outstanding Senior Scientist’s contributions to biomedical science and is intended to support their commitment to innovative research. Two prizes of US$200,000 are awarded each Award cycle to winning scientists who have distinguished themselves for the creativity and impact of their research in this year’s designated therapeutic area of Gastroenterology.


Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for more updates and other announcements.

Research Calendar

Submit an Event

How to submit your event

See all events in the USC Research Calendar.