Grants for Innovation

 
   
 

The Innovation in Occupational and Environmental Health (IOEH) Award gives national recognition to people and organizations with a demonstrated commitment to helping improve employee health and increasing worker productivity. The prestigious grant award of the Occupational and Environmental Health Foundation (OEHF) is cosponsored by Pfizer Inc a leader in developing products to help improve the quality of life for people worldwide.

The IOEH award and grant are designed to fund research in the following two categories:

  • Development and advancement of coordination of care: Projects that enhance coordination of care between occupational health clinics and primary care physicians to improve patient care and/or decrease lost workdays
     
  • Health Initiatives in workplace productivity: Evidence-based research initiatives in disease management resulting in improved employee health and productivity or safety initiatives that help decrease workplace injuries
    and illness.
Grants are awarded annually in May.
Applications are due to OEHF by February 1st.

Application Information

The Occupational and Environmental Health Foundation (OEHF), is pleased to announce the Grants for Innovation in Occupational and Environmental Health. This grant is provided through support from Pfizer Inc. Up to two grants, of no more than $25,000 each, will be awarded in one or both of the following categories:

  • Development and advancement of coordination of care
  • Health initiatives in workplace productivity

These grants reflect the continuing commitment of OEHF and Pfizer to innovation in occupational and environmental health. They are meant to provide supplementary funding for educational, interventional, and/or research projects and programs designed to enhance worker health and/or increase productivity. Research projects should be approximately one year in length and results should be generalizable to the US workforce. Emphasis should be placed on identifying and responding to illnesses and injuries that are prevalent in the workplace but have yet to be addressed.

Click to download the application and brochure.