Skills Exchange and Developmental Travel Award

Eligibility: All applicants must be a named International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED) Member of Stanford University and the proposal must be within the scientific scope of ACED and must be in collaboration with at least one other ACED Center. Open to researchers of all career stages.

Funding Amount: Up to $50,000
Funding period: Visit up to 4 months (no minimum length)
Submission deadline: Please send your application no later than three days prior to the CRUK deadline for Canary Center approval and once approved your application will be sent onto the ACED review committee for final review.

Please note, applications do not need to go through the Stanford Research Management Group (RMG).

Applications should be submitted to Dr. Ryan Spitler (

A summary of submission deadlines:

Stanford Canary Center Deadlines ACED Project Award Deadline ACED Pilot, Project EoI, and Travel
Deadline for internal review 8/3/20 8/19/20
Deadline for final submission to CRUK (if lead Center) 8/14/20 8/31/20


There will be further calls in 2021 (TBA)

If you have any questions please contact Dr. Ryan Spitler (, Stanford Program Manager.