Jump ARCHES Grant

Students learning about health care
The expansion of a partnership between OSF HealthCare and Illinois will allow new research projects in a variety of topics and fields, including social and behavioral science. (Image courtesy of U of I’s Grainger College of Engineering.)

The Jump Applied Research for Community Health through Engineering and Simulation (Jump ARCHES) Endowment offers this Request for Proposals to University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign faculty members, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria faculty members, and/or OSF HealthCare clinicians. The goal of this select, competitive grant is to improve health care quality and patient safety through the combined efforts of researchers, engineers, and clinicians. The award is for one year of startup/seed money support. Requests for continuing funding will be based on reported progress.

The Jump ARCHES program recently expanded to include the following topic areas:

  • Social and behavioral determinants of health
  • Health care and wellness sensors
  • Mobile health devices
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Health data analytics and management
  • Human factors and ergonomics
  • Social robotics and health automation
  • Mobility options for health and wellness

The program provides exciting opportunities for faculty members in the social-behavioral sciences to contribute to ground-breaking health research.

Awarded Proposals in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Jump ARCHES awarded proposals

Spring 2021 Application

Information about 2021’s RFP

Deadline: Friday, February 19 at 5:00 p.m.

Fall 2020 Jump ARCHES Grant

2020 COVID-19 Priority Call Grant Recipients and Projects

Please reach out to CSBScience@illinois.edu if you would like assistance in the application process, finding a research partner, and/or have questions for the CSBS staff about this call for proposals.