Request for Proposals

NeuWave Medical® Certus® 140 Microwave Ablation System

Ethicon and NeuWave Medical® are pleased to announce funding opportunities for research involving the use of the Certus® 140 Microwave Ablation System and Ablation Confirmation software.

We are specifically interested in proposals to study the use of these products for soft tissue ablation in liver, kidney, and lung applications. The studies may be retrospective or prospective clinical or non-clinical studies.

Application Instructions:

If you have interest in this research, an application and instructions may be found at the ETHICON Investigator‐initiated Study (IIS) grant portal

The submission may be either:

  1. A full Application including protocol and funding details or,
  2. A Request for Feedback for less fully developed research ideas.

Proposals under this program will only be accepted until March 31, 2017.

Interested parties may also contact Ethicon, Inc. at for further information.

Funding will be issued based upon a fully executed milestone‐based agreement.  All accepted proposals are expected to result in publication of findings in a peer‐reviewed journal.