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). The Notice was published on September 17th in the NIH Guide. The Notice highlighted two major changes to RFA-HL-13-008:
Change in award number: The NHLBI intends to commit up to $2 million total costs to fund one to three awards for fiscal year 2013. The original RFA stated that the NHLBI intends to commit up to $2 million total costs to fund at least one award for fiscal year 2013.
Change in application due date: To allow applicants adequate opportunity to make changes, the application receipt date for this FOA has been changed from September 19, 2012 to October 19, 2012.
Read the Published Notice.
Additional Information and Clarifications about NOT-HL-12-156
The NHLBI is commited to the NCAI program and the revisions to the RFA are designed to ensure the success of the program in establishing Centers that effectively tranlsate discoveries into new commercial technologies. Read more about the Rationale for Changing the Award.
Frequently Asked Questions
The NHLBI has posted Notice-related FAQs on the Centers FAQ website. This website will be updated as new questions are received.
Facilitated Conference Call
The NHLBI will host a conference call to discuss the changes the RFA-13-008 on October 3, 2012, at 1pm. Details regarding the call are found on the Conference Call Page