NIBIB Biomedical Technology Resource Centers (P41 Clinical Trials Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages grant applications for Biomedical Technology Resource Centers (BTRCs). BTRCs are national resource centers for conducting research and development on new technologies that are driven by the needs of basic, translational, and/or clinical researchers. BTRCs also make their technologies available to other investigators, train members of the research community in the use of the technologies, and disseminate the technologies broadly. 

An individual applicant may not submit more than one application. However, there is no limit on the number of applications an institution may submit, provided that each application is scientifically distinct.


  • Letters of Intent Receipt Date(s): Six weeks before the application due date
  • P Series Deadlines: Jan. 25, May 25, Sep. 25.
  • AIDS Deadlines: Jan. 7, May 7, Sep. 7.

PAR-18-205 Expiration Date: January 8, 2020

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Amount Description

Direct costs (excluding equipment) are not limited and are expected to vary among applications. Typical direct costs for BTRCs range between $600,000 and $750,000. In addition , up to $500,000 can be requested for special-purpose equipment for the duration of a five-year project period.

Support may be requested for up to five years.

    Funding Type





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

    External Deadline

    September 25, 2019