News and Announcements
CPRIT announces the release of nine (9) RFAs for Prevention, Product Development, and Research.
Complete RFAs, 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.
In March, 2014, CPRIT anticipates the release of another round of RFAs. The March release of RFAs will include, but will not be limited to, the Individual Investigator Award for the Research program, the Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services Award for the Prevention program, and the Early Translational Research Award in addition to the three RFAs listed below for the Product Development program.
1. COMPETITIVE CONTINUATION/EXPANSION PROJECTS
2. EVIDENCE-BASED CANCER PREVENTION SERVICES
3. HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE THROUGH PUBLIC EDUCATION
1. TRAINING AWARDS – Continuation for Years 4 and 5
2. INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATOR AWARDS
3. HIGH-IMPACT/HIGH-RISK AWARDS
Grants.gov Will Be Offline Dec. 6 - Dec. 9; Due Dates Adjusted
Grants.gov has scheduled downtime Friday, December 6, 2013 through Sunday, December 8, 2013 in order to perform system maintenance. As a result, December 2013 NIH application due dates that fall in that timeframe will be adjusted. See the NIH Guide Notice NOT-OD-14-022 for the new due dates, and as always, submit early!
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.