publication date: Sep. 8, 2017

Funding Opportunities

DOD Kidney Cancer Research Program publishes funding opportunities for FY17

The FY17 Defense Appropriations Act provides $10 million to the Department of Defense Kidney Cancer Research Program to support United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity.

As directed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, the Defense Health Agency J9, Research and Development Directorate manages the Defense Health Program Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation appropriation. The managing agent for the anticipated Program Announcements/Funding Opportunities is the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs.

The KCRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop applications. FY17 KCRP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanisms are anticipated to be posted on the website in October 2017. Pre-application (Letter of Intent) and application deadlines will be available when the program announcements are released. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the government.


Consortium Development Award

Investigators at or above Assistant Professor (or equivalent)

Supports infrastructure development to establish the necessary collaborations among a Coordinating Center and Clinical Sites

Multi-institution collaboration required

Supports clinical trials of novel interventions with the potential to have a significant impact on patient care in kidney cancer

Proposed trials may be Phase 0, Phase 1, or Phase 2

Minimum of three separate institutes: one Coordinating Center and at least two Clinical Sites (other than the Coordinating Center)

Maximum funding of $1.6 million total costs

Maximum period of performance is 2 years

Awardee will be eligible to apply for FY19 Consortium Award, if funds are available


Idea Development Award

Established Investigators: Independent investigators at or above the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent) and 10 years or more … Continue reading DOD Kidney Cancer Research Program publishes funding opportunities for FY17

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