Part of the submission requirements for NIH Shared Instrumentation and High End Instrumentation Grant Programs is an institutional letter of support. This letter includes detailed supporting documentation and mulitple level approvals. Therefore, the VPR office along with PDO are requesting notification now from researchers who may be considering the submission of this type of grant. The proposals are due to NIH on May 29, 2015.
Questions - Annette Evans at 257-1663.
NIH FY 2016 High End Instrumentation and Required Information for Letter of Institutional Commitment
The NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) has announced the High-End Instrumentation Grant program for major research equipment costing at least $600,000. ORIP intends to commit approximately $20 million in FY 2016 to fund approximately 10-15 new awards. The NIH deadline is May 29, 2015.
Complete Program Announcement: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-118.html
Special Use Instrument (SUI): In rare special circumstances, to extend the outreach of the HEI Program to cases when an institution cannot justify sole use of the high-end instrument for NIH-supported and other biomedical research, the institution... FULL STORY