Notice of Change in Eligibility for RFA-OD-14-005 "NIH Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) Awards (U01)"

Notice Number: NOT-OD-14-087

Key Dates
Release Date: May 1, 2014

Related Announcements
RFA-OD-14-005  

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

The National Institutes of Health is expanding institutional eligibility for RFA-OD-14-005, "NIH Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) Awards (U01)" to include Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education. These Institutions are now eligible to apply to RFA-OD-14-005 as indicated below. 

Part 2. Section III.1. Eligible Applicants

Eligible Organizations

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Higher Education Institutions

  • Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
  • Private Institutions of Higher Education

The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for NIH support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education:

  • Hispanic-serving Institutions
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
  • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
  • Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)

Applicants must be a university or other research institution that participates in the NIH STTR program. Participation means that a university or other research institution has been a formal partner to a small business on an STTR grant. Many NIH-supported universities or other research institutions will be eligible. Please contact the Scientific/Review staff listed below for clarification.

CHANGED TO READ:

Higher Education Institutions

  • Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
  • Private Institutions of Higher Education

The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for NIH support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education:

  • Hispanic-serving Institutions
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
  • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions

Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education

  • Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)
  • Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)

Applicants must be a university or other research institution that participates in the NIH STTR program. Participation means that a university or other research institution has been a formal partner to a small business on an STTR grant. Many NIH-supported universities or other research institutions will be eligible. Please contact the Scientific/Research staff listed below for clarification.

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Kurt W. Marek, Ph.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone:  301-443-8778
Email: kurt.marek@nih.gov

 

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