Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 3/18/2024

Innovation Grants to Nurture Initial Translational Efforts (IGNITE): Assay Development and Neurotherapeutic Agent Identification (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages research grant applications to develop in vitro and/or ex vivo assays and conduct iterative screening efforts to identify and characterize potential therapeutic agents for neurological or neuromuscular disorders. This FOA is part of a suite of Innovation Grants to Nurture Initial Translational Efforts (IGNITE) to advance projects to the point where they can meet the entry criteria for the Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN) or other translational programs.

Companion FOAs:

PAR-21-122 , R61R33 Phase 1 Exploratory/Developmental Grant/ Exploratory/Developmental Grants Phase II
PAR-21-123 , R61R33 Phase 1 Exploratory/Developmental Grant/ Exploratory/Developmental Grants Phase II

Deadlines:

  • Application Due Dates: June 17, 2021; Oct 19, 2021; Feb 22, 2022; June 21, 2022; Oct 18, 2022; Feb 21, 2023; June 20, 2023; Oct 20, 2023; Feb 20, 2024; June 20, 2024; Oct. 21, 2024

PAR-21-124 Expiration Date New Date October 22, 2024 per issuance of NOT-NS-24-048. (Original Expiration Date: July 13, 2024)

Amount Description

Direct costs cannot exceed $499,000 in any one year. Cumulative direct costs for the entire three-year project period may not exceed $750,000.