NIH Director's New Innovator Award

NIH Director's New Innovator Award

Part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the award supports exceptionally creative early career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects.

• Must have New and Early Stage Investigator status
    • Within 10 years of receiving doctoral degree or completion of medical residency
    • Never awarded an R01 or equivalent NIH grant
• Single PI only
• No preliminary data required
• $1.5 million in direct costs disbursed in first year of 5-year project period
• Minimum of 25% research effort

Application Information

Funding Opportunities
FY 2018 RFA-RM-17-006
Due September 8, 2017
FY 2017 RFA-RM-16-004

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This page last reviewed on June 20, 2017