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Funding Focus: NIH Recovery Act Limited Competition (apply by April 27)

As part of the Recovery Act, the NIH invites, through this limited competition, NIH Challenge Grant (RC1) applications from domestic (United States) institutions/organizations proposing novel research in areas that address the following specific knowledge gaps …

  • scientific opportunities,
  • new technologies,
  • data generation, or
  • research methods
  • … that would benefit from an influx of funds to quickly advance the area in significant ways. This program is designed to support research in scientific areas identified by the NIH Institutes and Centers. For details see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-09-003.html. Applications are due April 27.

    If you plan on applying for this opportunity, please contact Meredith Luschen at the CALS Research Division immediately. She can be reached at at 261-1500 or mluschen@cals.wisc.edu. Recovery Act opportunities may have limited preparation time, special submission instructions, and specific reporting requirements. The Research Division looks forward to working closely with you to make sure proposals meet all requirements and are submitted on time.