Professional and Scientific Grants
Shionogi Inc. Continuing Medical Education Grant Requests
In accordance with standards defined by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ("ACCME") guidelines, the FDA's Guidance: Industry Supported Scientific and Educational Activities and the PhRMA Code, Shionogi Inc. will. consider requests for support of continuing medical education (CME) given by accredited medical providers who define and implement programs independent of any Shionogi Inc. influence. Such requests may be submitted in support of accredited educational opportunities, such as live presentations, enduring materials, online courses, and conference symposia.
Shionogi Inc. consideration of support will extend to programs that meet the defined eligibility criteria and will be compliant with federal and state laws and guidelines that govern these activities. Commercial affiliates and/or employees of Shionogi Inc. are prohibited from having any involvement in the consideration of support for any submitted CME program.
The organizers of the CME program, in accordance with the accredited provider's guidelines, must maintain sole responsibility for selecting the content, educational methods, materials, venue, and faculty selection. Shionogi Inc. will not provide any guidance to the organizers on the above mentioned aspects of the CME event that has received funding.
Although Shionogi Inc. is dedicated to the support of CME in the area of Women's Health, Shionogi Inc. is considering requests for support providing education on the following topics:
- Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy (VVA)
- Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM)
- Management of Menopausal Symptoms
- Pharmacology of Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists and/or Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs)
Consideration of support for any CME events shall not take into account the current or potential customer status of the CME requestor. Additionally, financial support will only be considered for faculty healthcare professionals. Shionogi Inc. will not consider requests for any financial support of non-faculty healthcare attendees including, but not limited to, time spent, compensation for participation in the event, travel, lodging, or personal expenses.
- A formal letter of request on the entity's letterhead signed by an authorized representative.
- A copy of detailed agenda, table of contents, detailed protocol(s), educational materials or a detailed summary of program content.
- Educational objectives and needs assessment.
- A detailed description of the Educational Program or similar event content that clearly shows that the presentation of educational information will be unbiased, balanced, up-to-date and scientifically rigorous.
- An explanation of how the activity will benefit patient care, knowledge, or other public health objective.
- A proposed budget with line-item detail.
- For unrestricted grants, a statement of independence from Shionogi influence, with the Grant recipient taking responsibility for selecting content, speakers, faculty, attendees, and logistical elements of the Educational Program.
Shionogi Inc. Investigator Originated Proposals (IOPs)
Shionogi Inc. may consider providing financial support for unsolicited requests in support of Investigator Originated Proposals (IOPs) submitted by healthcare professionals. IOPs may include both pre-clinical and clinical research proposals that are the original idea of the requesting healthcare professional or academic institution. Shionogi Inc. may not solicit the submission of an IOP from any healthcare professional or offer to provide support to induce the recipient to use, purchase, order, prescribe or influence the use or prescription of a Shionogi product. Commercial personnel of Shionogi, Inc. are prohibited from having any involvement in the consideration of support for any IOP. Consideration of financial support of any IOP shall not take into account the current or potential customer status of the IOP requestor.
Although Shionogi Inc. is dedicated to continuing research in many therapeutic areas, currently, Shionogi Inc. is not considering requests for IOPs outside the area of Women’s Health.
Submit synopsis of proposed IOPs directly to Grants.Committee@shionogi.com
Shionogi Inc. Requests for Healthcare Grants,
Contributions and Educational Programs
In alignment with Shionogi Inc.’s continued commitment to Women’s Health and patients, Shionogi Inc. may consider requests for Healthcare Contributions to qualified healthcare providers and institutions in support of science,technology, medicine, healthcare or education. Shionogi Inc. may also consider requests in support of the education of the public on disease states and medical conditions. Types of Grants and Contributions that may be supported by Shionogi Inc. include, but are not limited to:
- Patient Advocacy Programs
- Patient advocacy programs regarding activities which ultimately benefit patients as applied to patient education, medical groups or government agencies that develop and/or influence policies and/or legislature to improve systems or processes for patients.
- Public Education Programs
- Public education programs which enhance public/patient understanding of the recognition of signs and symptoms and the diagnosis, treatment and management of disease states and treatment options.
Grants are an award of funds, product or services made by Shionogi Inc. to a third party in support of an activity consistent with Shionogi educational, medical, or scientific goals and corporate or charitable responsibilities.
Contributions are a donation of funds, products or services made by Shionogi Inc. to a not-for-profit and/or tax exempt organization pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, without expectation of something in return and without consideration of the current or potential customer status of the requestor.
Shionogi Inc. may not solicit the submission of a Grant or Contribution to induce the recipient to use, purchase, order, prescribe or influence the use or prescription of a Shionogi product.
Commercial personnel of Shionogi Inc. are prohibited from having any involvement in the consideration of support for any Healthcare Contribution.
Submit requests for healthcare contributions and all required documentation directly to: Grants.Committee@shionogi.com
- A formal letter of request.
- A copy of the organization’s IRS letter of 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
- A written proposal that describes in itemized detail the purpose for which the funds, products or services provided will be used.
- Educational objectives and/or needs assessment.