Peer Reviewed Medical
Released: April 5, 2017
The Defense Health Program
Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
Anticipated Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17)
Due to the current Continuing Resolution, the FY17 Defense Appropriations bill has not been passed. Although funds have not been appropriated for the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP), the PRMRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to the anticipated FY17 funding opportunities.
FY17 PRMRP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanisms are anticipated to be posted on Grants.gov in May 2017. Pre-application and application deadlines will be available when the Program Announcements are released. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the Government, and funding of research projects received in response to these Program Announcements is contingent on the availability of Federal funds appropriated for the PRMRP.
As directed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, the Defense Health Agency (DHA) J9, Research and Development Directorate manages the Defense Health Program (DHP) Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) appropriation. The managing agent for the anticipated Program Announcements/Funding Opportunities is the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
Congressionally Directed Topic Areas. All applications submitted to the PRMRP must address at least one of the FY17 PRMRP
Congressionally directed topic areas. As of the release date of this pre-announcement, the FY17 PRMRP Topic Areas have not
been finalized. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the Government to include any of these Topic
Areas or others in the FY17 PRMRP. The potential FY17 PRMRP Topic Areas are:
Military Relevance: Relevance to the healthcare needs of the military Service members, Veterans, and beneficiaries is a key feature of each FY17 PRMRP award mechanism.
|Award Mechanism||Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||Funding|
|Clinical Trial Award||Assistant Professor level or above (or equivalent)||
|Discovery Award||All Investigators||
|Focused Program Award||Full Professor level or above (or equivalent)||
|Investigator-Initiated Research Award||Assistant Professor level or above (or equivalent)||
|Technology/ Therapeutic Development Award||Assistant Professor level or above (or equivalent)||
A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) at https://eBRAP.org prior to the pre-application deadline. All applications must conform to the final Program Announcements and General Application Instructions that will be available for electronic downloading from the Grants.gov website. The application package containing the required forms for each award mechanism will also be found on Grants.gov. A listing of all CDMRP funding opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420.
Applications must be submitted through the federal government's single-entry portal, Grants.gov. Submission deadlines are not available until the Program Announcements are released. For email notification when Program Announcements are released, subscribe to program-specific news and updates under “Email Subscriptions” on the eBRAP homepage at https://eBRAP.org. For more information about the PRMRP or other CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil).
Point of Contact:
CDMRP Public Affairs
Last updated Wednesday, April 5, 2017