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In fiscal year 2020, NIAID awarded more R01 and R21 grants than ever before.

Opportunities and Resources

This notice of special interest (NOSI) encourages collaboration to spur new developments in biomedical technologies and synthetic biology approaches.

Small business applicants and grantees can leverage the new Technical and Business Assistance (TABA) program to boost product development and commercialization efforts.

Apply to develop transformative and translational advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, and behavioral and cognitive research to address pressing questions in the biomedical and public health communities.

The resource is designed to increase awareness and understanding of clinical research regulatory and ethics requirements while also saving users time and effort when planning and implementing international clinical research.

In The News

NIAID announced the clinical investigators and institutions that will lead our four HIV clinical trials networks over the next seven years to conduct the innovative clinical research needed to accelerate progress against the HIV epidemic.

Federal award recipients are prohibited from using government funds to directly procure or enter, extend, or renew contracts with entities that use certain telecommunications equipment or services.

NIH's Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) is charged with recommending program development, resource allocation, NIH administrative regulation and policy, and other specific or general aspects of NIH policy.

A new continuing resolution gives NIH and other parts of the federal government budget authority to continue operating through December 18, 2020.

Advice Corner

When you applied, the instructions told you to leave some time-sensitive information out of your application. Instead, you and your business official send the last pieces of information before award using the just-in-time process.

If you plan an NIAID-funded research project that will generate large-scale human or nonhuman genomic data, follow our Genomic Data Sharing guidance on data submission and release, sample data sharing plans, informed consent, institutional certification, and more.

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