The summary for the Opportunity RFA-AI-08-055 grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Institutes of Health, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Opportunity RFA-AI-08-055: -Purpose. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), titled Innovative Approaches to Target Identification and Assay Development for Fungal Diagnosis, and issued by the NIAID, National Institutes of Health, solicits applications to foster collaborative efforts between the mycology research community and the innovative technology sector to develop novel clinical diagnostic targets and subsequent assays for invasive aspergillosis (IA) and other invasive fungal diseases common to immunocompromised or immunosuppressed patients. Ultimately, research sponsored in response to this FOA should lead to the development of a novel diagnostic test(s) for detection of invasive fungal disease(s) that must include invasive aspergillosis.-Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the NIH R21/R33 Phased Innovation Award to support innovative exploratory and developmental research. Under the R21 phase, research is initiated and carried out through a milestone-driven process to establish the feasibility of new diagnostics, diagnostic strategies and support technologies. The R33 phase then provides the support required to translate the innovation discoveries into the preclinical/clinical development pipeline.-Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The total amount of funding that the NIAID intends to commit to this announcement is $1.5 million in FY 2010 to fund five to seven grants. Funding will be based on scientific and technical merit, program priorities, and availability of funds. Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary.
|Federal Grant Title:||Opportunity RFA-AI-08-055|
|Federal Agency Name:||National Institutes of Health|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||RFA-AI-08-055|
|Type of Funding:||Grant|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research|
|Current Application Deadline:||Feb 26, 2009|
|Original Application Deadline:||Feb 11, 2009|
|Posted Date:||Oct 08, 2008|
|Creation Date:||Oct 20, 2008|
|Archive Date:||Mar 26, 2009|
|Total Program Funding:||$1,500,000|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:|
|Expected Number of Awards:|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
- Additional Information on Eligibility
- Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; 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); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession.
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