Novel Tools and Devices for Animal Research Facilities and to Support Care of Animal Models (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

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Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
April 30th, 2021
Close Date
September 5th, 2024
Opportunity No.
PAR-21-225

Agency

National Institutes of Health (HHS-NIH11)

Eligible Applicants

Small Businesses

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Institutes of Health is offering a grant opportunity titled "Novel Tools and Devices for Animal Research Facilities and to Support Care of Animal Models" under the category of Health. This grant is specifically for Small Businesses and does not require cost sharing or matching. The purpose of this grant is to support the development of innovative tools and devices that improve the handling of laboratory animals, facilitate the management of animal facilities, and enhance experiments that utilize animal models. The goal is to directly benefit the welfare of research animals and improve the infrastructure and environmental conditions of animal facilities involved in biomedical and bio-behavioral research. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is September 5, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the following link: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-225.html. For any further inquiries, please contact the NIH OER Webmaster at grantsinfo@nih.gov.

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This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages applications from small business concerns (SBCs) for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects to develop novel tools and devices to improve handling of laboratory animals, to ease the management of animal facilities, and to enhance experiments which use animal models. The intent is to facilitate the design, implementation, and creation of tools and devices to directly benefit the welfare of research animals, and to advance equipment to improve infrastructure and environmental conditions of animal facilities that support biomedical and bio-behavioral research.

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