Around the World in TBED

Around the world, national governments are working to cultivate their innovation economies and increase their global competiveness by creating and increasing support for government-led initiatives. The past year has seen multiple trends in tech-based economic development across the globe, especially those targeted at increasing innovation capital. One of the global trends of 2014 was the…

Disaster and Ebola information updates from NLM

***Webinar: Emerging Diseases: It’s a Small World (After All)*** Association of Public Health Nurses Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:00 – 3:15 pm ET Emerging diseases are those diseases that have either appeared in a population for the first time, or that may have existed previously but are rapidly increasing in indigence or geographic range.   This…

Train Additional Nurse Anesthetists!

Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program (NAT) POSTED: 12/11/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: HRSA ELIGIBILITY: IHE Nursing Centers $ AVAILABLE: $2,250,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 85 MAX GRANT SIZE: N.A. DEADLINE: 2/26/2015 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.grants.gov/applicants/download-application-package.html?oppId=210645 DESCRIPTION: Grants to IHEs with programs for additional and/or expanded Masters in Nursing programs. ——————————————————

Canada Reveals Updated S&T Strategy, $1.5B Fund to Spur Academic R&D

On December 4, the Canadian government revealed their national Science and Technology (S&T) Strategy. Among the proposals included in the S&T strategy, the government launched a seven-year, $1.5 billion CD (approximately $1.3 billion USD) Canada First Research Excellence Fund. Each year, Canadian universities and research institutions will compete for $350 million CD (approximately $304.9 million…

Increase Job Training Via Apprenticeships!

Increase Job Training Via Apprenticeships! American Apprenticeship Initiative POSTED: 12/11/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: DOL ELIGIBILITY: Partnerships of private and public sector entities $ AVAILABLE: $100,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 25 MAX GRANT SIZE: $5,000,000 DEADLINE: 4/30/2015 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.grants.gov/grantsws/AttachmentDownload?attId=231798 DESCRIPTION: Grants to provide a catalyst in supporting a uniquely American Apprenticeship system that meets our country’s particular economic,…