NCI National Clinical Trials Network - Network Group Integrated Translational Science Centers (UG1)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications from institutions/organizations that propose to maintain or establish Network Group Integrated Translational Science Centers for the NCI National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN). The NCTN Network Group Integrated Translational Science Centers will provide support for leadership and expertise to facilitate incorporating translational science into Network Group clinical trials, including the conduct of pilot projects to collect preliminary data.

The NCTN Program supports the following clinical trials infrastructure components through individual awards made under the respective FOAs indicated below:

NCTN - Network Group Operations Centers under RFA-CA-17-056 (U10)

NCTN - Network Group Statistics and Data Management Centers under RFA-CA-17-057 (U10)

NCTN - Canadian Collaborating Clinical Trials Network under RFA-CA-17-058 (U10)

NCTN - Network Lead Academic Participating Sites under RFA-CA-17-059 (UG1)

NCTN - Network Radiotherapy & Imaging Core Services Center under RFA-CA-17-060 (U24

NCTN-Network Group Integrated Translational Science Centers under RFA-CA-17-061 (UG1)-this FOA


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): December 19, 2017
  • Application Due Date(s): January 19, 2018

RFA-CA-17-061 Expiration Date January 20, 2018

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals designated as PDs/PIs on applications for this FOA cannot be designated as PDs/PIs  on applications for NCTN Network Group Operation Centers (under RFA-CA-17-056).

However, an individual who is designated as a PD/PI on the application for the NCTN Network Group Integrated Translational Science Center can, if appropriate, be listed as key personnel on applications for the NCTN Network Group Operations Centers.



Amount Description

The requested budget must not exceed $850,000 in direct costs per year.

The total project period requested may not exceed 6 years. 

Funding Type





Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

January 19, 2018