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Research

AACC's General Research Grant recognizes research proposals based on:

  •     Originality
  •     Scope
  •     Scientific significance
  •     Soundness of research plan
  •     Degree of achievability
  •     Potential for the project to lead to further exploration beyond grant period  
  •     Transferability of research findings to actual practice 
  •     Degree to which the research proposal is critical to the career of the applicant
  •     Degree to which AACC funding is critical to the start of the project
  •     Adequacy of the facility proposed
  •     Satisfactory budget

Preference for research grants will be given to young investigators.


AACC's Critical and Point-of-Care Testing Research Grant supports point-of-care testing outcome studies. Funded by AACC's Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, this $5,000 grant is particularly intended for clinical laboratorians who need limited research funds to explore new ideas in areas where funds are not normally available.

Applications for Critical and Point-of-Care Testing Research Grants are considered on: 

  • Originality
  • Scope
  • Scientific significance
  • Soundness of research plan
  • Degree of achievability
  • Potential for the project to lead to further exploration beyond grant period 
  • Transferability of research findings to actual practice
  • Degree to which the research proposal is critical to the career of the applicant
  •  Degree to which AACC funding is critical to the start of the project
  • Adequacy of the facility proposed
  • Satisfactory budget.