NIH Director's Early Independence Award Webinar
The NIH Common Fund will hold pre-application interactive Q&A webinars for funding opportunities for the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. NIH program and review staff will discuss the funding opportunities and answer questions from prospective applicants. Participation in the webinars is optional.
Pre-registration for the webinars is required, and participants should email their questions ahead of time. Questions submitted during the webinar will be answered as time permits. The webinars will be recorded and posted on the website following the events.
- NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (RFA-RM-20-014) and NIH Director’s Emergency Early Independence Award (RFA-RM-20-021) – Monday, June 29, 2020, at 1:00 PM EDT
The High-Risk High-Reward Research Program and other Common Fund programs are managed by the Office of Strategic Coordination, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives in the NIH Office of the Director, in partnership with the component NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices. The NIH Common Fund encourages collaboration and supports a series of exceptionally high impact, trans-NIH programs.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) –“The Nation's Medical Research Agency” – includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting basic, clinical and translational medical research, and it investigates the causes, treatments and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit the NIH website.