Notice of Intent to Issue the Funding Opportunity Announcement for Bioengineering Research Partnerships (U01 Clinical Trial Required)

Notice Number: NOT-EB-18-027

Key Dates

Release Date:October 12, 2018
Estimated Publication Date of Funding Opportunity Announcement: January 15, 2019
First Estimated Application Due Date: February 15, 2019
Earliest Estimated Award Date: October 15, 2019
Earliest Estimated Start Date: November 15, 2019

Related Announcements



Issued by
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)


The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants that the participating institutes listed above intend to issue the Bioengineering Research Partnerships (U01 Clinical Trial Required) based on Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) at The issued FOA will continue to encourage bioengineering applications that will accelerate the development and adoption of promising tools and technologies that can address important biomedical problems. The objectives are to establish these tools and technologies as robust, well-characterized solutions that fulfill an unmet need and are capable of enhancing our understanding of life science processes or the practice of medicine. Awards will focus on supporting multidisciplinary teams that apply an integrative, quantitative bioengineering approach to developing technologies, and engage biomedical researchers or clinicians throughout the project. The goal of the program is to support projects that can realize meaningful solutions within 5 10 years.

The FOA is expected to be published in January 2019 with an expected application due date in February 2019.

Research Initiative Details


Funding Information

Estimated Total Funding TBD
Expected Number of Awards TBD
Estimated Award Ceiling TBD
Primary CFDA Numbers 93.286

Anticipated Eligible Organizations

Public/State Controlled Institution of Higher Education
Private Institution of Higher Education
Nonprofit with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institution of Higher Education)
Nonprofit without 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institution of Higher Education)
Small Business
For-Profit Organization (Other than Small Business)
State Government
Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Federally Recognized)
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Indian/Native American Tribally Designated Organization (Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
U.S. Territory or Possession
Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Other than Federally Recognized)
Regional Organization

Applications are not being solicited at this time.


Please direct all inquiries to:

eila Selimovic, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)