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Insights Into Inventions—Reporting, Bayh-Dole, and More

Learn what actions you should take upon developing a unique or novel device, method, or process during the course of NIH-funded research.
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Opportunities and Resources

The initiative invites applications to discover and evaluate multiple novel vaccine candidates and diversify the current tuberculosis vaccine pipeline.
The broad agency announcement supports three distinct scientific areas tied to biothreat agents, antimicrobial-resistant infections, and emerging infectious diseases.
NIAID encourages the small business community to develop various approaches, technologies, and tools to address the health issues of maternal morbidity and mortality.

In The News

Effective April 8, 2021, NIH will provide childcare support to recipients of NRSA fellowships. Each fellow is eligible to receive $2,500 per budget period toward expenses for childcare provided by a licensed childcare provider.
Knowing whether your planned clinical trial is high-risk or not will help you decide the funding opportunity announcement through which you should apply.
NIH is preparing new approaches to longstanding challenges to the biomedical research enterprise, introducing measures to address health disparities, research inclusion, and workforce diversity.
Dr. Michael Lauer, NIH’s deputy director for extramural research, shared data on how many T32 postdoctoral participants eventually serve as a principal investigator on an R01-equivalent award.

Advice Corner

Foreign institutions, take advantage of our new Template for Foreign Institutions—Manual of Operations for Research Awards to document your roles and processes for sponsored research grants and cooperative agreements.

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