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Opportunities and Resources

If you’re an entrepreneur or partner with a small business, don’t miss NIH’s reissued 2021 parent funding opportunity announcements for Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer grants.
The new opportunity is the only available option to allow for the purchase of personal protective equipment totaling more than $500,000 in direct costs in a budget period.
NIAID is interested in supporting research that can inform protective vaccine strategies that engage, enhance, and extend innate immune cell effector functions without causing harm.

In The News

To be eligible, you must be a doctoral-level clinician or researcher who’s committed to conducting NIH-qualified research. If NIH approves your application, you receive up to $50,000 each year toward your qualified educational debt.
Investigators, if you are interested in applying to the Antiviral Drug Discovery (AViDD) Centers for Pathogens of Pandemic Concern funding opportunity announcement, check out a pair of online resources before writing your application.
Register now for the three-day Science and Regulation of Bacteriophage Therapy virtual workshop, at which speakers from government, academia, and industry will discuss regulatory and scientific issues associated with bacteriophage therapy.
NIH published three requests for information early last month, covering access to NIH data repositories, research on transporters of nutrients, and consent language for future use of data and biospecimens.
NIH’s vision for biomedical research direction, capacity, and stewardship focuses on five cross-cutting themes, including Improving Minority Health and Reducing Health Disparities.
Starting on September 15, 2021, you must use credentials and two-factor authentication to access eRA Commons, ASSIST, and Internet-Assisted Review.

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