Outlines due: 5PM, Friday, June 15, 2018
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Q. Can faculty salary support be requested?
A. No. Only support for non-faculty personnel can be requested.
Q. If a co-investigator or a component of the pilot program is from another institution, can support be provided?
A. No. Support for this RFA must stay at UAB/HudsonAlpha and be used internally.
Q. If the investigators are proposing a pilot program that requires IRB, IACUC, FDA approval (IND approval) before the pilot program can begin; can they use the JIT “option” and not start the regulatory paperwork unless the pilot program is chosen for funding?
Q. Can the investigator request funding for pilot program that will be submitted to non-NIH entities for funding?
A. Yes. The investigator can send applications to other federal agencies (i.e. DOD, DARPA, NSF etc) or foundations, however highly competitive applications that are targeted to NIH are preferred.
Q. Are the pilot programs required to go through OSP?