Medications Development Centers of Excellence Cooperative Program (U54)

Quick Facts

Due DateApril 25, 2014 (Friday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityEducation
Health
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others - Other Eligible Applicants include the following: 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); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply. Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply. Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.

Program Description

This FOA solicits Specialized Center Cooperative Agreement (U54) applications to provide support for Medications Development Centers of Excellence (MDCE) with emphasis solely on clinical research directed towards the identification, evaluation, and development of safe and effective medications and biologics for treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs). Research may focus on both currently approved or novel investigational products. Centers may have a translational project to reinforce rationale of medications for testing. Any preclinical work proposed must be specifically devoted to the reinforcement of rationale of medications planned for clinical testing during the life of the project.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberRFA-DA-15-003
Funding Opportunity TitleMedications Development Centers of Excellence Cooperative Program (U54)
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Health
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards2
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJanuary 31, 2014 (Friday)
Application Due DateApril 25, 2014 (Friday)
Application Archive DateMay 26, 2014 (Monday)
Total Program Funding$ 3,000,000
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 93.279 - Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Programs

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others - Other Eligible Applicants include the following: 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); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply. Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply. Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Program Information Websitehttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-15-003.html
ContactOffice: National Institutes of Health
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