Notice Announcing Pre-Application Webinar and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for RFA-OD-17-003, Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control (U54)

Notice Number: NOT-OD-17-046

Key Dates
Release Date:   March 17, 2017

Related Announcements
RFA-OD-17-003

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

On March 13, 2017, NIH issued the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-OD-17-003, Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (U54).

To assist potential applicants to the above-referenced FOA, this Notice provides information regarding an upcoming Applicant Information Webinar to be held on March 27, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) and the availability of a Frequently Asked Questions document.

 

Applicant Information Webinar
An Applicant Information Webinar will be held March 27, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) to provide information about the FOA to prospective applicants. NIH and FDA staff will provide an overview of the FOA and the application review process and answer questions from prospective applicants. The webinar is open to all prospective applicants, but participation in the webinar is not a prerequisite to applying. Information about how to participate in the webinar will be posted here: https://prevention.nih.gov/tobacco-regulatory-science-program/funding-opportunities/webinar-rfa-od-17-003.  The webinar can be accessed at: https://nih.webex.com/nih/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2c5149f93c60095e82c66f52b701ebaa
Registration is required to participate.  This webinar will be live closed-captioned. After the webinar, slides and a captioned copy of the event will be posted on the TRSP website.

Frequently Asked Questions
A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address common questions from potential applicants regarding RFA-OD-17-003 is available at:  https://prevention.nih.gov/docs/trsp/foa/faq-RFA-OD-17-003.pdf. The FAQ may be updated without additional notice. In addition to the FAQ, NIH staff will also respond to questions submitted by potential applicants to the Agency Contacts listed in the FOA.

 

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Tobacco Regulatory Science Program (TRSP)
Office of Disease Prevention
Telephone: 301-451-7464
Email: TRSP@mail.nih.gov