This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites qualified academic institutions to apply for support to modernize existing or construct new biomedical research facilities.
Applications will be accepted from public and nonprofit private institutions of higher education.
from both research-intensive institutions and Institutions of Emerging Excellence in biomedical research from all geographic regions in the nation are strongly encouraged.
NIH recognizes the importance of all institutions of higher learning in contributing to the nations research capacity.
The goal of this FOA is to upgrade or create novel biomedical research infrastructure to strengthen biomedical research programs.
The proposed project must serve the applicant-defined institution-wide biomedical research needs.
Each project is expected to provide long-term improvements to the institutional research infrastructure.
Targeted are the modernization of core facilities and the development of other infrastructure serving an institution-wide research community on a shared basis.