Funding

Digital Health Initiative Opens Spring 2019 Call for Admissions

We are pleased to announce the Digital Health Initiative’s latest call for applications.This program, a partnership between the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy and the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering, funds transdisciplinary research that seeks novel digital solutions to modern healthcare’s greatest challenges.

In particular, this year’s call seeks faculty interested in projects that incorporate artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches in the development, deployment, and assessment of novel digital health solutions.

Past projects included investigators across several Boston University schools, and utilized a broad range of techniques and methodologies in their effort to find novel, effective applications for digital health technology.


This award is open to all Boston University faculty. Applicants may submit their proposals through the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering’s Research Incubation Awards platform.

The deadline for proposal submission is April 11, 2019 at 5:00pm.


The Digital Health Initiative provides funding to faculty for the pursuit of digital health research projects, with an annual call for proposals. Please sign-up for our mailing list to receive announcements about upcoming opportunities.