Development of an NIH Data Discovery Index Coordination Consortium (U24)

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Development of an NIH Data Discovery Index Coordination Consortium (U24): The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to create a consortium to begin development of an NIH Data Discovery Index (DDI) to allow discovery, access, and citation of biomedical data. As part of the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative, the DDI seeks to fulfill the recommendation from the Data and Informatics Working Group (DIWG) report to the Advisory Council of the Director (http://acd.od.nih.gov/06142012_DIWG_ExecSummary.pdf) to "Promote Data Sharing Through Central and Federated Catalogues." The awardee in response to this FOA will constitute a DDI Coordination Consortium (DDICC, U24) to conduct outreach, fund small pilot projects, manage communication with stakeholders, constitute and coordinate Task Forces to study relevant questions related to access, discoverability, citation for all biomedical data and assure community engagement in the development, testing and validation of an NIH DDI. Part of this effort will be to assemble a user interface (website) through which the results of development and testing of models for an NIH DDI may be communicated. It is anticipated that a successful DDICC will work with the NIH to overcome obstacles in the way of better use and application of biomedical big data by developing a working concept for a DDI.
Federal Grant Title: Development of an NIH Data Discovery Index Coordination Consortium (U24)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Environment Food and Nutrition Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-HL-14-031
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.113, 93.172, 93.173, 93.273, 93.279, 93.286, 93.307, 93.310, 93.393, 93.837, 93.846, 93.847, 93.853, 93.855, 93.856, 93.879
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Health; Human Genome Research; Research Related to Deafness and Communication Disorders; Alcohol Research Programs; Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Programs; Discovery and Applied Research for Technological Innovations to Improve Human Health; Minority Health and Health Disparities Research; Trans-NIH Research Support; Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; Cardiovascular Diseases Research; Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Research; Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases Extramural Research; Extramural Research Programs in the Neurosciences and Neurological Disorders; Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation Research; Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research; Medical Library Assistance
Current Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2014
Posted Date: Dec 13, 2013
Creation Date: Jan 2, 2014
Archive Date: Apr 6, 2014
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Independent school districts
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Special district governments
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
City or township governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
State governments
County governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Small businesses
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply.

Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.

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