Please see the full solicitation for complete information about the funding opportunity. Below is a summary assembled by the Research & Innovation Office (RIO).
The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIBIB-NICHD R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.
To accomplish the stated over-arching goal, this FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Courses for Skills Development.
This FOA encourages applications from institutions that propose to establish new or to enhance existing team-based design courses or programs in undergraduate Biomedical Engineering departments or other degree-granting programs with Biomedical Engineering tracks/minors. This FOA mainly targets undergraduate students but may also include first-year graduate students. Courses and programs that address innovative and/or ground-breaking development, multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary education, the regulatory pathway and other issues related to the commercialization of medical devices, and clinical immersion are especially encouraged.
CU Internal Deadline: 11:59pm MST April 9, 2019
Sponsor Letter of Intent Deadline (not required): 5:00pm MST April 29, 2019
Sponsor Application Deadline: 5:00pm MST May 31, 2019
Internal Application Requirements (all in PDF format)
- Project Summary (2-3 pages): Please include the following elements: proposed research education program description, PI and program faculty, program participants description, institutional environment and commitment, recruitment plan to enhance diversity, evaluation plans, dissemination plans.
- PI CV / Biosketch
- Budget Overview (up to 1 page): A basic budget outlining project costs is sufficient; detailed OCG budgets are not required.
To access the online application, visit: https://colorado.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/home/6340
The sponsoring institution must assure support for the proposed program. Appropriate institutional commitment to the program includes the provision of adequate staff, facilities, and educational resources that can contribute to the planned program.
Limited Submission Guidelines
Only one application per institution is allowed.
Award Amount: Direct costs of up to $20,000 per year may be requested.
Award Duration: Up to 5 years.