BRAIN Initiative: Foundations of Non-Invasive Functional Human Brain Imaging and Recording - Bridging Scales and Modalities (R01)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA), in support of the NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative®, aims to support transformative discoveries that will lead to breakthroughs in understanding human brain function. Guided by the long-term scientific plan, “BRAIN 2025: A Scientific Vision,” this FOA specifically seeks to support efforts that will revolutionize our understanding of the biological activity underlying, and bioinformatic content of, data collected using contemporary non-invasive functional brain imaging techniques. The hope is that these transformative discoveries will lead to breakthroughs in understanding the dynamic activity of the human brain.   


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): October 23, 2016
  • Application Due Date(s): New Dates per issuance of NOT-MH-16-025 - November 23, 2016 and October 13, 2017

​RFA-MH-17-235 Expiration Date New Date October 14, 2017 per issuance of NOT-MH-16-025. (Original Expiration Date: November 24, 2016 )

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Amount Description

Application budgets are limited to $700,000 in direct costs (including consortium F&A) in any project year, and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum project period is 4 years. 

Funding Type





Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

October 13, 2017