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Do you find yourself repeating the same NIH Guide search over and over again looking for funding opportunity announcements? If the answer is yes, then we have a new tool you are sure to love. The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts now allows you to be notified when new NIH Guide postings match your search criteria. To get started, visit grants.nih.gov and perform your search, then from the Results page click "Save Your Search" to sign up for alerts based on that search criteria. The system can email you with new funding opportunity announcements and/or notices related to your search on a daily, weekly or monthly basis (your choice!).
In a blog posting on February 14, 2014 by Dr. Sally Rockey, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, provided additional details and context on the recently announced FY 2014 NIH Fiscal Policy and related announcements on salary cap and stipend
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
The FASEB Excellence in Science Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement by women in biological science. Recipients are women whose career achievements have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research.
Do you have an innovative idea to help people with epilepsy and seizures? Throw it to the sharks! Shark Tank Competition 2014
Potential $200,000 research award. Inviting entries that represent the most innovative new ideas in epilepsy treatment and care for its third annual Shark Tank Competition. The winners of the competition will receive international recognition and will compete for awards totaling $200,000 to support the development and commercialization of an important new product, technology or therapeutic concept to help people with epilepsy.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Education and Research Foundation (ERF) and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) are offering the IDSA ERF/NFID Joint Research Awards.
Their goal is to support needed research by promising young researchers who may not otherwise find funding as federal and other institutional research support becomes more difficult to obtain. In March, 2014 applications are due for the following grants:
1. Merle A. Sande/Pfizer Fellowship Award in International Infectious Diseases
2. ASP-IDSA Young Investigator Award in Geriatrics
3. Pfizer Young Investigator Award in Vaccine Development
CPRIT has released several grant opportunities, detailing applicable deadlines, requirements and instructions are available in the Funding Opportunities section of CPRIT's website. Proposals must be submitted through CPRIT's online grant application system.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (WILL BE RELEASED IN THE MONTH OF MARCH)
1. EARLY TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH AWARDS
2. ESTABLISHED COMPANY AWARDS
3. NEW COMPANY AWARDS
RESEARCH (WILL BE RELEASED IN THE MONTH OF MARCH)
1. INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATOR RESEARCH AWARDS
2. INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATOR RESEARCH AWARDS FOR CANCER IN CHILDREN AND ADOLECENTS (NEW)
3. INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATOR RESEARCH AWARDS FOR PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION (NEW)
NIH to Require Use of Updated Electronic Application Forms for Due Dates on or after September 25, 2013
NIH is transitioning to updated electronic application forms packages. The new packages will be identified with a Competition ID of FORMS-C and will include the form changes documented at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/files/FORMS-C_Changes.pdf.
For due dates on or after September 25, 2013, all applicants will be required to use FORMS-C packages, with some exceptions noted at in NIH Notice NOT-OD-13-074. The requirement includes electronic applications submitted under the continuous submission policy, administrative supplement requests (Type 3), change of organization requests (Type 6) and change of grantee/training institution requests (Type 7) submitted September 25, 2013 and beyond. Multi-project applications that are transitioning to electronic submission beginning with the September 25, 2013 due dates (see NOT-OD-13-075) will also use FORMS-C packages.
NIH Public Access Policy
The NIH Public Access Policy ensures that the public has access to the published results of NIH funded research. It requires scientists to submit final peer-reviewed journal manuscripts that arise from NIH funds to the digital archive PubMed Central immediately upon acceptance for publication. To help advance science and improve human health, the Policy requires that these papers are accessible to the public on PubMed Central no later than 12 months after publication. Click here for more information: NIH Public Access page.