Deadline: 25 July 2019
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is currently seeking proposals from eligible entities for its program titled- Grand Opportunity in Medications Development for Substance-Use Disorders.
The purpose of this program is to accelerate the development of medication for the treatment of Substance-Use Disorders (SUDs) by encouraging research applications to support a diverse array of preclinical and/or clinical research projects. The goal is to fund medication studies that will have high impact and quickly yield the necessary results to advance medications closer to FDA approval. It is expected that these U01s will be short-term (funded for up to 3 years) and large (up to $5 million per year) cooperative agreements with close monitoring and significant scientific involvement of NIDA staff.
Applications submitted in response to this program may focus on studying
- new chemical entities (NCEs),
- already-marketed pharmacotherapies,
- biologics (immunotherapies such as vaccines and antibodies, enzymes, gene therapies, etc.),
- combinations of medications, and/or
- new delivery devices/technologies.
The estimated total program funding will be $5,000,000.
- Independent school districts
- Special district governments
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- State governments
- City or township governments
- Small businesses
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
- County governments
- Private institutions of higher education
- 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)
- Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations)
- Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
- U. S. Territory or Possession.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted electronically via given website.
For more information, please visit Grants.gov.