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The NIH's Centers for Accelerated Innovations (NCAI)

Notice of Change of Award Information and Receipt Date for RFA-HL-13-008 "The NIH Centers for Accelerated Innovations (U54)" (NOT-HL-12-156) was released on Monday September 17th to announce changes in Award Information and Receipt Date for RFA-HL-13-008. Briefly, the Notice detailed information regarding a change in the anticipated number of awards in fiscal year 2013. For more details, please visite the Centers NOT-HL-12-156 website.

A Facilitated Conference Call regarding the recent changes to RFA-13-008 is scheduled for October 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has published a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to establish Centers for Accelerated Innovations that will address the problems that hinder the critical, early steps necessary to translate novel scientific advances and discoveries into commercially viable diagnostics, devices, therapeutics, and tools that improve patient care and advance public health.

View the Funding Opportunity Annoucement (RFA-HL-13-008; published May 17, 2012)

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An NCAI Pre-submission Meeting was held on June 15th, 2012.

NCAI Background

Last Updated September 2012

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