Notice of Change to Eligibility for RFA-HL-17-022 "Maximizing the Scientific Value of the NHLBI Biorepository: Scientific Opportunities for Exploratory Research (R21)"

Notice Number: NOT-HL-17-494

Key Dates
Release Date:   March 17, 2017

Related Announcements
RFA-HL-17-022

Issued by
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Purpose

On August 29, 2016, the NHLBI issued Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-HL-17-022 "Maximizing the Scientific Value of the NHLBI Biorepository: Scientific Opportunities for Exploratory Research (R21)". This Notice provides supplemental information for applicants regarding foreign eligibility requirements. The following sections of the FOA are revised accordingly:

Part 2. Section III. Eligibility Information
1. Eligible Applicants

Current Language

Foreign Institutions
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are not allowed.

Revised Language

Foreign Institutions
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.

All other aspects of this FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Margaret Ochocinska, PhD
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0050
Email: ochocinm@mail.nih.gov