DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Current Program Announcements


FY16 Autism Research Program (ARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 28, 2016
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 22, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: July 27, 2016
Application: September 29, 2016
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 28, 2016
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $377,000 in direct costs.
  • For multiple PIs, the combined funding for all PIs for the entire period of performance may not exceed $377,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 22, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: July 27, 2016
Application: September 29, 2016


FY16 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Breakthrough Levels 1 and 2 Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 19, 2016 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:

Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $375,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 1 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1 million (M) for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): November 3, 2016
Application: November 17, 2016
Breakthrough Levels 3 and 4 Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 19, 2016 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:

Funding Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 3 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $4M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 4 and Funding Level 4 Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $10M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): September 14, 2016
Invited Application: December 8, 2016


FY16-17 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY17-18 Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Rehabilitation Research (NMSIRRA) Award Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

July 12, 2016 The FY16 NMSIRRA offers two funding levels:
    Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 Years
    Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $2,500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 Years
  • The requested budget level should be appropriate for the scope of research proposed.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 22, 2016
Application: November 16, 2016
FY17 Translational Simulation Research (TRANSfeR) Award Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions
August 10, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $1,800,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 Years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): October 13, 2016
Extramural Application: February 2, 2017
Extramural Application Verification Period:
February 8, 2017
Intramural Application:
February 8, 2017
Pre-application submission is required.
Application submission is by invitation only.
FY17 Developing Models for Military Medical Training from Field Data Collected from Sensors (MATADOR) Award Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
September 19, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 Years
Pre-Application: November 14, 2016
Extramural Application: March 1, 2017
Extramural Application Verification Period:
March 6, 2017
Intramural Application:
March 6, 2017
Pre-application submission is required.
Application submission is by invitation only.


FY16 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 23, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Nested traineeship: Additional maximum of $50,000 for residents or $30,000 for medical students in direct costs (plus indirect costs) over a one-year period of performance.
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 19, 2016
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Invited Application: October 19, 2016
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 23, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $275,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 19, 2016
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Invited Application: October 19, 2016


FY16 Epilepsy Research Program (ERP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 18, 2016 Level I:
  • Funding limit is $500,000 direct costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Level II:
  • Funding limit is $3.7 Million total (direct and indirect) costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 17, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: October 5, 2016
Application: November 9, 2016


FY16 Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Gulf War Illness Epidemiology Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 16, 2016
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $975,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: July 15, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: August 2016
Invited Application: October 20, 2016
New Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 16, 2016
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): October 6, 2016
Application: October 20, 2016
NEW! Clinical Partnership Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 16, 2016
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $750,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: July 15, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: August 2016
Invited Application: October 20, 2016
NEW! Investigator-Initiated Focused Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 16, 2016
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum funding varies by Tier:
    • Discovery Tier: $200,000 for direct costs
    • Applied Research Tier: $600,000 for direct costs
    • Validation Tier: $600,000 for direct costs
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: July 15, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: August 2016
Invited Application: October 20, 2016
Innovative Treatment Evaluation Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 16, 2016
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $700,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: July 15, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: August 2016
Invited Application: October 20, 2016

FY16 Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program (OPORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Orthotics Outcomes Research Award (OORA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 12, 2016 The FY16 OORA offers three funding levels:
    Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 Years
    Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 Years
    Funding Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $2,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 Years
  • The requested budget level should be appropriate for the scope of research proposed.
Pre-Application(Preproposal): August 22, 2016
Application: November 16, 2016
Prosthetics Outcomes Research Award (PORA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 12, 2016 The FY16 PORA offers three funding levels:
    Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 Years
    Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 Years
    Funding Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $2,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 Years
  • The requested budget level should be appropriate for the scope of research proposed.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 22, 2016
Application: November 16, 2016


FY16 Parkinson's Research Program (PRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Focused Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 18, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): November 9, 2016
Application: November 30, 2016
Impact Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 18, 2016
    Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $3 million (M) in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 4 years
    Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $5M for total costs(includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): November 9, 2016
Application: November 30, 2016


FY16 Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program (PRARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Convergence Science Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 18, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 17, 2016

Invitation to Submit an Application: October 5, 2016

Application:November 9, 2016
Quality of Life Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 18, 2016 Level I:
  • Funding limit is $500,000 direct costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Level II:
  • Funding limit is $1.9 million total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 17, 2016

Invitation to Submit an Application: October 5, 2016

Application:November 9, 2016
Epidemiology of Military Risk Factors Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 18, 2016
  • Funding limit is $2.5 million total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 17, 2016

Invitation to Submit an Application: October 5, 2016

Application: November 9, 2016
Translational Research Partnership Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 18, 2016
  • Funding limit is $1.3 million total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 17, 2016

Invitation to Submit an Application: October 5, 2016

Application: November 9, 2016


FY16 Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Horizon Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 28, 2016
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $150,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): August 17, 2016
Letter of Intent is required;
Application: September 28, 2016

FY16 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 5, 2016
  • Funding limit not defined; requested funding must be appropriate for the scope of work proposed
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 30, 2016
Application: October 26, 2016
Focused Program Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 5, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $10 million for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 30, 2016
Application: October 26, 2016
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 5, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $1.2 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs); $1.5 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs) for applications including a Partnering PI Option
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 23, 2016
Application: October 19, 2016
Technology/Therapeutic Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 5, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $3 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 23, 2016
Application: October 19, 2016


FY16 Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)

PCRP AWARD MECHANISMS WITH EMPHASIS ON IMPACT
Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Consortium Research Site Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 20, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $800K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
    • A total of $200K in direct costs (plus indirect costs) will be allocated from the FY16 budget to fund the first year of performance for each Site.
    • Options will be included for continued performance in subsequent years with $200K direct costs (plus indirect costs) expected from each of the FY17-FY19 budgets to fund the option years.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
    • The initial performance period of the award and each option period will be for 12 months.
Pre-application (Letter of Intent): September 15, 2016
Application: October 6, 2016
PCRP AWARD MECHANISMS WITH EMPHASIS ON INNOVATION
Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 5, 2016
    Established PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $600K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
    New Investigator Option:
  • Maximum funding of $275K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
    Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-application (Preproposal): June 23, 2016
Application: October 6, 2016


FY16 Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Applied Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 2, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • All direct and indirect costs of any subaward (subgrant or subcontract) must be included in the total direct costs of the primary award.
  • The applicant may request the entire maximum funding amount for a project that may have a period of performance less than the maximum 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 7, 2016
Application:
December 7, 2016
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 2, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $3 million (M) for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • All direct and indirect costs of any subaward (subgrant or subcontract) must be included in the total direct costs of the primary award.
  • The applicant may request the entire maximum funding amount for a project that may have a period of performance less than the maximum 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 7, 2016
Application:
December 7, 2016
Integrated Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 10, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $4.5M for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • All direct and indirect costs of any subaward (subgrant or subcontract) must be included in the total direct costs of the primary award.
  • The applicant may request the entire maximum funding amount for a project that may have a period of performance less than the maximum 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 7, 2016
Application:
December 7, 2016
Clinical Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 10, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $2M for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • All direct and indirect costs of any subaward (subgrant or subcontract) must be included in the total direct costs of the primary award.
  • The applicant may request the entire maximum funding amount for a project that may have a period of performance less than the maximum 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 7, 2016
Application:
December 7, 2016

FY16 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 30, 2016
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years for Funding Level 1 and 4 years for Funding Level 2.
  • Maximum funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $2 M for Funding Level 1 and $5 M for Funding Level 2.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 17, 2016
Application: November 30, 2016
A pre-application submission is required.
Full application submission is by invitation only.


FY16 Reconstructive Transplant Research Program (RTRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 12, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $200,000 for total costs
  • Maximum period of performance is 18 months
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): November 23, 2016
Application: December 14, 2016
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 12, 2016
    Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $1 million (M) for total costs
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
    Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for total costs
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): September 21, 2016
Application: December 14, 2016
Technical Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 12, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $1M for total costs
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): September 21, 2016
Application: December 14, 2016
Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
August 12, 2016
    Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $1M for total costs
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
    Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for total costs
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): September 21, 2016
Application: December 14, 2016


Last updated Friday September 23 2016