Updates for PAR-12-126 "Cooperative Research Agreements Related to World Trade Center Health Program (U01)"

Notice Number: NOT-OH-13-015

Key Dates
Release Date: August 23, 2013

Related Announcements
PAR-12-126

Issued by
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to inform applicants on changes to the 2013 receipt date, the 2013 Letter of Intent Receipt Date, the maximum project period, and budget ceilings for applications submitted to PAR-12-126 "Cooperative Research Agreements Related to the World Trade Center Health Program (U01)".

This notice also provides updated information on: the Administrator for the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Data Center, agency contacts, and page limitations for the Research Strategy component of the Research Plan.

The following changes are hereby made to the announcement:

2013 Application Receipt Date
The application due date for PAR-12-126 "Cooperative Research Agreements Related to the World Trade Center Health Program (U01)" is December 2, 2013.

2013 Letter of Intent Receipt Date
The Letter of Intent Due Date is October 2, 2013.

Section I. Funding Opportunity Description
Research Objectives

The maximum project period that can be requested is two years. The combined total budget for a two-year project may not exceed $2M. The total budget for a one-year project may not exceed $500K.

Type of Project

Project Period

Total Cost per Year

Intermediate-term

Up to two years

Up to $1M

Short-term

Up to one year

Up to $500K


Applicants must clearly identify which type of project they are proposing and provide sufficient supporting information. In FY2014, NIOSH anticipates funding 6-10 projects.

Data Center Contacts
The current Administrator for the Mount Sinai Mount Sinai School of Medicine Data Center is:
Ms. Jean Weiner 212-241-2709, jean.weiner@mssm.edu

Section II. Award Information
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards
Funds available over the two-year period (FY2014 - FY2015) are approximately $14M to fund 10-20 projects. Awards issued in FY2014 will range from 1-2 years in duration. Awards issued in FY2015 will be for up to 1 year. All awards are contingent on the availability of funds and the submission of a meritorious application.

The combined total budget for a two-year project may not exceed $1M. The total budget for a one-year project may not exceed $250K.

Award Project Period Length
Allowable project periods are either one or two years. Throughout the project period, CDC commitment to continuation of awards will be based on availability of funds, evidence of satisfactory progress by the recipient (as documented in required reports), and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the Federal government.

Section IV. Application and Submission Information
LETTER OF INTENT

The letter of intent should be sent 30 days prior to the application receipt date to:

Nina Turner, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Officer
CDC/NIOSH/OEP
1095 Willowdale Road
Mailstop G800
Morgantown, WV 26505-2845  USA
Telephone: (304)285-5976

Page Limitations
All page limitations described in the SF424 Application Guide and the Table of Page Limits must be followed. For this FOA, the Research Strategy component of the Research Plan narrative is limited to 6-12 pages. These pages limits include tables, graphs, figures, diagrams, and charts.

Section VII. Agency Contacts
Peer Review Contact
Nina Turner, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Officer
CDC/NIOSH/OEP
1095 Willowdale Road
Mailstop G800
Morgantown, WV 26505-2845
Telephone: (304) 285-5976
Fax: (304) 285-6047
Email: NTurner@cdc.gov

Financial/Grants Management Contact
Peter E. Grandillo Jr., MBA, CGMS, GMC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Procurement and Grants Office
Environmental, Occupational Health & Injury Prevention Services Branch / Team 1
626 Cochrans Mill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Telephone (412) 386-6834
Fax: (412) 386-6429
Email: PGrandillo@cdc.gov

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact CDC/NIOSH prior to submitting an application. Inquiries can be directed to oepcorrespond@cdc.gov with PAR-12-126 in the subject line or to the contacts listed below:

Scientific/research inquiries: Travis Kubale, Ph.D., (513) 841-4461 or TKubale@cdc.gov.

Peer review inquiries: Nina Turner, Ph.D., (304) 285-5976 or NTurner@cdc.gov.

Financial or grants management inquiries: Peter E. Grandillo, Jr., MBA, CGMS, GMC, (412) 386-6834 or PGrandillo@cdc.gov.

Please visit the NIOSH/OEP Website (http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/funding.html#res) for additional information.

 


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