Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the Clinical Center (U01)

This funding announcement for Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01) is intended to inform extramural (non-NIH) investigators about a mechanism to establish collaborations with NIH intramural investigators and to take advantage of the unique research opportunities available at the NIH Clinical Center. Project budgets are limited to $500,000 a year in direct costs for a period of up to five years, and funds should be designated to support the project-related costs of the extramural principal investigator, the intramural principal investigator / co-investigator, and the Clinical Center.

For issues, such as application submission on Grants.gov, grants management questions, or scientific/research questions, please see the IC Liaison contacts listed in the U01 in Section VII. IC Liaison Contacts.

Information about UO1 grants
Learn more about the UO1 grant opportunities, a mechanism which opens
the NIH Clinical Center to extramural research.

Key Dates

Milestone Date

Due date for Pre-Application (X02)

December 11, 2019

Notification of Opportunity to submit U01 application

February 1, 2020

U01 Applications Due

April 15, 2020

Scientific peer review of U01 applications

June-July 2020

Second-level review by relevant Institute/Center Advisory Council

October 2020

Notification of U01 Awards

December 2020

Pre-Application Instructions

Guidance on completing the X02 pre-application, the first step in submitting an application for the (U01) award.

Budget Instructions

Detailed instructions for Intramural and Extramural investigators for creating a budget to cover project-related Clinical Center costs.

Special Tips for Intramural Principal Investigators

Helpful guidance for Intramural PIs on their role in the application process.

Frequently Asked Questions

View questions regarding the application process for the “Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01).”

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This page was last updated: 10/28/2019