COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CORE OVERVIEW

NJACTS draws leading academic, industry and community groups together to understand and address the health needs of New Jersey. Central to this is engagement with our community to ensure that our efforts respond to their priorities. Our goal is to conduct research with the New Jersey community, in the community and for the community, and yet, have impact beyond our state’s boundaries.


2022 NJ ACTS Partnership and Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program (PIAP)

Apply for up to $10k to facilitate collaboration with local organizations on health research that benefits our communities.

Click Here for the 2022 PIAP RFA 

View a PIAP applicant webinar from a previous round of funding


Deadlines:

November 15, 2021 – Letter of Intent
December 15, 2021 –  Applications

 


Community Blog

Flu Season Returns: How to Stay Safe

Flu Season Returns: How to Stay Safe

While social distancing and wearing masks kept last year’s flu season at an all-time low, experts expect flu cases will soar this year as students return to school and employees go back to the office and are urging people to get their flu vaccine to prevent the...

Clinical trials speed up because of COVID.

Clinical trials speed up because of COVID.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused untold misery, pain and suffering, but it has also revolutionized how clinical trials for new drugs and treatments are carried out. When the pandemic first started in March 2020, clinical trials – like nearly everything else in New...