Accelerating Behavioral and Social Science through Ontology Development and Use: Dissemination and Coordination Center (U24) Clinical Trial Not Allowed

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) invites applications from multi-disciplinary teams to establish a Dissemination and Coordination Center (DCC) for the Behavioral and Social Science Ontology Development U01 Research Network Projects (PAR-23-182). Teams must include subject matter experts in 1) one or more fields of behavioral or social science, 2) ontology-related informatics and computational approaches, and 3) Team Science or the Science of Science

The primary responsibilities of the DCC are to: 1) Coordinate and provide logistical support to facilitate collaboration and cross-project learning; 2) Provide ontology-related technical, computational, and informatics expertise and support; 3) Facilitate dissemination of resources and training to support ontology expansion, development, and use; and 4) Provide active outreach and coordination with relevant stakeholders to increase understanding of and demand for BSSR ontology-related tools and resources.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): September 3, 2023
  • Application Due Date:¬†October 03, 2023

PAR-23-181 Expiration Date October 04, 2023

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Amount Description

Application budgets are limited to $500,000 per year in direct cost.

The project period is expected to be 5 years.

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

October 3, 2023