Academic-Industrial Partnerships for Translation of in vivo Imaging Systems for Cancer Investigations (R01)

Application Due Date: 2013-05-07  |  Post Date: 2010-04-16  |  Funding Number: PAR-10-169


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Link to Full Announcement: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-169.html

Description: Purpose. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the Cancer Imaging and Radiation Research Programs of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), encourages applications from research partnerships formed by academic and industrial investigators to accelerate the translation of either animal or human in vivo imaging, image guided, and/or spectroscopic systems and methods designed to solve targeted cancer problems for cancer research, clinical trials, and/or clinical practice. The partners on each application will establish an inter-disciplinary, multi-institutional research team to work in a strategic alliance to implement a coherent strategy to develop and translate the proposed system or methods with potential for significant impact on preclinical, single, or multisite clinical studies. Partnerships must include at least one lead academic and one lead industrial organization large or small among their numbers. For either preclinical or clinical research, funding may be requested for limited additional copies of prototype systems and methods in order to optimize and validate them across different platforms and/or research sites. Each partnership is encouraged to plan to solve its choice of targeted cancer problem within the five year funding period. This FOA supports clinical trials that emphasize optimization and validation of the performance of imaging systems, including devices, agents and/or methods. It will not support commercial production. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the NIH Research Project Grant (R01) award mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Award Floor: None
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: N
CFDA Number: 93.394, 93.395, 93.396000000
Funding Instrument Type: G

Eligible Applicants:
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other tha
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS,
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Others