Sponsor:  National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Sponsor Program Solicitation: RFA-TW-13-001
Funding Amount: $700,000/yr
Duration: 5 years

Status of this Limited Submission Opportunity



NU Pre-Proposal Deadline: 08/20/2013
Sponsor Deadline: 12/11/2013
Letter of Intent Deadline: 10/20/2013

Eligibility and Nomination Requirements

Eligible applicant institutions may not submit more than one application as the sole or lead institution. There are no limitations on the number of inter-institutional partnerships an institution may establish. An applicant may be the lead institution on one application and be a non-leading partner or consortium member on another.

This opportunity is still open. If you are considering a submission, please contact Karen Drew (x4824) as early as possible.

Eligible Organizations Higher Education Institutions – Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education – Private Institutions of Higher Education The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for NIH support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education: – Hispanic-serving Institutions – Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) – Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) – Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions – Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs) Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education – Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education) – Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education) Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply. Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply. Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed. Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as theProgram Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PD(s)/PI(s)) is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support.

Funding Areas

The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation invite applications for the establishment or continuation of “International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups” (ICBG) to address the interdependence of biodiversity exploration for potential applications in health, with investments in researchcapacity that support sustainable use of these resources, the knowledge to conserve them, and equitable partnership frameworks among researchorganizations in the U.S. and low and middle income countries (LMICs). LMICs are defined as low or middle income countries in the World Bank list of economies. Components of Participating Organizations National Science Foundation (NSF) Fogarty International Center (FIC) National Cancer Institute (NCI) National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Directorate of Biosciences, National Science Foundation (NSF/Bio)