Can a small business award application have a foreign principal investigator?

The principal investigator is not required to have U.S. citizenship, but he or she must legally reside in the United States and must be available to perform the research proposed for the duration of the project.

Keep in mind that only U.S. small business concerns are eligible to apply.

Read more on NIH’s Small Business Eligibility Criteria page.

Content last reviewed on December 6, 2017

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