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Explore NIAID Topics for Small Business Innovation Research Contract Solicitation

NIH’s Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development program will host an HHS SBIR Contracts Solicitation webinar to discuss the opportunity on September 27, 2023, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
Creative artwork featuring colorized 3D print imagery of hepatitis B virus.

Adjustments to NIH Policy for Subawards and Implementation

This summer, NIH announced planned changes to its policy on subawards—arrangements in which a grant recipient has another organization perform grant-supported research activities as part of the federal award.

Opportunities and Resources

Help address a deficiency in genetic tools and culture conditions that has blocked the development of medical countermeasures for select human eukaryotic pathogens.
Fellowship grants provide stipends, tuition and fees, and an institutional allowance. Funding levels will vary depending on the candidate’s experience and proposed Research Plan.
The Smart Health program supports high-risk, high-reward advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, behavioral, and cognitive research to address pressing questions in the biomedical and public health communities.

In The News

Science communication is rapidly evolving, and the growing use of preprints and the sheer number of published studies make it increasingly difficult to determine which findings are worthy of attention.
You can use our new tool to search across millions of public datasets to find infectious and immune-mediated disease data for reuse and reanalysis.
Be sure your Research Performance Progress Report encapsulates the most recent project period with a fresh summary. If your report text seems identical to last year, your program officer will worry there's been a lack of progress.
Respond to a request for information on Potential Changes to the Policies for Oversight of Dual Use Research of Concern and the Potential Pandemic Pathogen Care and Oversight Policy Framework by October 16, 2023.
NIH Natural Disaster Policy Applies to Recent Weather Events; Confirm Accuracy of Grants Information for Fiscal Year 2023; Share Feedback on Proposed Guidelines for Cephalopod Care and Use

Advice Corner

You may ask your institutional business office for preaward spending approval to cover costs up to 90 days before the start date of the initial budget period of a new or renewal award.

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