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US National Institutes of Health: Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) establishes an accelerated review/award process to support time-sensitive research to evaluate a new policy or program that is likely to influence obesity related behaviours (e.g., dietary intake, physical activity, or sedentary behaviour) and/or weight outcomes in an effort to prevent or reduce obesity.

This FOA is intended to support research where opportunities for empirical study are, by their very nature, only available through expedited review and funding.

  • This opportunity uses the R01 Research Project Grant funding mechanism.
  • Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number: PAR-18-854

Funding & Duration

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

The maximum project period is 5 years.

Eligibility

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.

All applications submitted to this FOA must demonstrate that the evaluation of an obesity related policy and /or program offers an uncommon and scientifically compelling research opportunity that will only be available if the research is initiated with minimum delay. For these reasons, applications submitted to this time-sensitive FOA are not eligible for re-submission. It is intended that eligible applications selected for funding will be awarded within 4 months of the application due date. However, administrative requirements and other unforeseen circumstances may delay issuance dates beyond that timeline.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

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