Upcoming Dates, Funding, and Jobs

Below are lists of upcoming HAB-related dates (events, conferences, etc…), funding opportunities, and HAB-related job openings.

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Upcoming Dates

Funding Opportunities

  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program
    Funding opportunity for small business research and development program
    Relevant categories: coastal resilience, changing ocean, water quality, climate change mitigation
    $175,000 for the research phase and $650,000 if moved to phase 2
    Letter of intent: Fri, Jan 13th
    Link to NOFO here
    Webinar on Dec 13th (registration here)
  • NOAA IOOS Ocean Technology Transition Program
    Soliciting proposals for the transition to operations of sensors, data management, and other technical capabilities that will improve our ability to monitor and forecast environmental conditions with greater efficiency.
    One specific area of interest are HAB sensors and sensor platforms including deployment of sensors on new platforms.
    Full grant opportunity can be found here.
    Full proposals are due by 11:59 PM EST on January 17, 2023.
    Please contact Tiffany Vance [] if you have any questions.
  • NCCOS MERHAB/PCMHAB Grant Opportunity
    MERHAB targeted and regional proposals will build and sustain capacity for monitoring and observing of HABs and associated toxins.
    Targeted PCMHAB proposals will advance new methods for HAB toxin measurement in seafood to prevent human illnesses.
    (Deadline for the required Letter of Intent is passed)
    The deadline for full applications is January 31, 2023.
    The full NOFO is available here

Job Openings

  • University of North Carolina Wilmington
    Post-doc researcher at the Algal Resources Collection
    Apply by 1 February 2023
    More info and apply here
    Contact: Dr. Catharina Alves-de-Souza (
  • Texas A&M Oceanography Dept
    Research Associate responsible for operating, maintaining, and servicing several Imaging FlowCytobot (IFCB) instruments along the coast of Texas
    Location: College Station, TX
    Full description here
    Contact: Dr. Darren Henrichs (
  • Postdoc positions at Ifremer (France)
    Units working on HABs include:
    PHYTOX (contact: Philipp Hess)
    DYNECO/PELAGOS (contact: Marc Sourisseau)