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Funding news for global health researchers April 12, 2021

On behalf of the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the following funding opportunities, notices and announcements may be of interest to those working in the field of global health research. Updates are typically distributed once a week.

Top NIH Funding News

NIH news related to ending structural racism in biomedical research:

  • Notice to Extend the Response Date for NOT-OD-21-066, "Request for Information (RFI): Inviting Comments and Suggestions to Advance and Strengthen Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Biomedical Research Workforce and Advance Health Disparities and Health Equity Research" (NOT-OD-21-105)
    New Response Date: April 23, 2021

Funding Opportunities

NIH funding opportunities for which foreign organizations, foreign components of U.S. organizations and/or other foreign components may apply.

NIH Notices of Intent to Publish Funding Opportunity Announcements:

  • Notices of Intent to Publish Funding Opportunity Announcements for NIH Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) Program:
    Integration, Dissemination, and Evaluation (BRIDGE) Center (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (NOT-RM-21-021)
    Data Generation Projects (OT2) (NOT-RM-21-022)
    Estimated Publication Date: June 11, 2021
    First Estimated Application Due Date: August 20, 2021
    Note: Bridge2AI encourages the involvement of comparatively under-resourced institutions as partners in the BRIDGE Center, as partners in the data generation projects, as stand-alone applicants or through creative partnership agreements.
    More about the NIH Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) program from the NIH Common Fund.

NIH Notices of Special Interest (NOSIs) that may be of interest to global health researchers.

  • Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Developing and Testing Multilevel Physical Activity Interventions to Improve Health and Well-Being (NOT-OD-21-087)

Events that may be of interest to NIH grant applicants.

  • The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR), will host NIH Grants 101 and Early Career Reviewer (ECR) Program on April 14, 2021. The webinar will provide useful insights into the NIH submission and peer review processes, and provide information about the Early Career Reviewer program. Register to participate in the webinar.
  • Fogarty, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and Wellcome Trust are seeking early- to mid-career scientists or those who are new to humanitarian health research to participate and present case studies during a pilot virtual Global Forum on Humanitarian Health Research in November 2021. Priority will be given to applicants from low- and middle-income countries, and researchers who are living in countries or regions affected by concurrent crises, though applicants from high-income countries may apply.
    Application deadline: May 28, 2021

Information related to opportunities from other organizations focusing on global health and foreign collaboration.

  • The Interstellar Initiative, presented jointly by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development and the New York Academy of Sciences, recognizes promising early career investigators from around the world and connects them with peers, in related but distinct disciplines, providing a platform for them to develop a solution to a major research question.
    Application deadline: May 24, 2021

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