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Funding & Notices

NCATS offers several types of funding opportunities.

NCATS supports an array of grant programs and in-kind services designed to support its mission to advance translational science. The Center provides intramural and extramural grant funding to support research projects, core facilities, and scientific resources and tools. It also provides opportunities for small businesses and other partners to collaborate on research projects. Many of these innovative projects will benefit from the flexible spending authority provided via the Cures Acceleration Network. In addition, the Center supports state-of-the-science conferences and events. Learn more about current funding and collaboration opportunities and how to apply or obtain more information below.

Open Funding & Collaboration Opportunities
Learn more about the funding and collaboration opportunities that NCATS offers.

How to Apply or Collaborate
Application instructions vary depending upon the type of scientific program. Select the type of program from the Program Index to access detailed instructions about how to apply or collaborate with NCATS or read the frequently asked questions about collaborating with NCATS. For technology development and partnership opportunities, see NCATS' Strategic Alliances for Technology Transfer page.

Small Businesses
Learn more about how small businesses can collaborate and apply for NCATS funding.

Support for Scientific Conferences
Learn more about how to apply for NIH-funded scientific conference grants to support national and internal meetings.

Information and Resources
NIH offers several tools and resources to help individuals search for awarded grants by location and Center; find information on the research projects funded by NIH, including links to access related publications and patents; and learn more about the NIH grant application process, how to apply, and NIH peer review.

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Collaboration Opportunities

NCATS seeks Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) partners for two new research and licensing opportunities:

Interested parties must respond prior to March 8, 2013.

Search Awarded Grants

Information on grants awarded by NCATS may be searched by the investigator’s or institution’s name, their location, or by the grant or program number. This tool is one of many offered by the NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT), which provides access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities, including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH supported research.

Join the NCATS Listserv

Stay informed and keep updated about the latest news, funding announcements, and collaboration opportunities by signing up for one of NCATS' list servs. Join the NCATS announcement listserv for funding related news and subscribe to the e-newsletter listserv for the Center's latest news and announcements.