April 26, 2021
PAR-18-604 - Vet-LIRN Network Capacity-Building Projects
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The purpose of this notice is to inform potential applicants to the Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network (Vet-LIRN), about a special interest in applications focusing on COVID-19 animal diagnostics.
This notice invites Vet-LIRN Network Laboratories to submit grant applications for Projects or Equipment, specifically related to work focusing on COVID-19 diagnostics in animals. Applications can be one year or multiple years. The maximum project period is four (4) years for COVID-19 applications.
Examples of approaches that are encouraged include, but are not limited to those listed below:
Important note: examples of approaches that are not eligible for applications under this notice include:
Application and Submission Information
This notice applies to application due dates on July 12, 2021, July 11, 2022 and July 10, 2023, as well as any new subsequent receipt dates posted in 2024 under any reissues of this announcement through the expiration date of this notice.
Submit applications for this initiative using the following funding opportunity announcement (FOA):
All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide and the funding opportunity announcement used for submission must be followed, with the following additions:
Applications nonresponsive to the terms of this NOSI will be withdrawn from consideration for this initiative.
Grants Management Specialist
Office of Operations, Office of Finance Budget & Acquisitions
Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services, HFA-500
U.S. Food and Drug Administration