NIH Director's Transformative Research Award

Funding opportunities for exceptionally innovative and unconventional research projects

NIH Director's Transformative Research Award

Part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the award supports individuals or teams proposing transformative projects that are inherently risky and untested but have the potential to create or overturn fundamental paradigms and may require very large budgets.

  • Open to all career stages
  • Open to individuals or teams
  • No preliminary data required
  • Flexible budgets
  • Effort commensurate to project needs

 

 
 
 

Application Information

Funding Opportunities
FY 2019

RFA-RM-18-009
Due September 21, 2018

FY 2018

RFA-RM-17-007
Closed September 15, 2017

See NOT-OD-17-106 & NOT-OD-17-111 for NIH response to Hurricane Harvey
See NOT-OD-17-113 for NIH response to Hurricane Irma


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This page last reviewed on July 18, 2018