Notice Number: NOT-PM-20-001
Release Date: December 6, 2019
All of Us Research Program, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, seeks applications for operating the Participant Technology Systems Center (PTSC) as part of the All of Us Research Program, a historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health.
The PTSC serves as the All of Us Research Program’s resource for developing and maintaining the technical platforms by which people participate in and engage with the program. The PTSC provides systems, services, user experience design, and development to support account creation and management, informed consent, survey data collection, participant-authorized data sharing from third-party data sources (e.g., consumer apps and devices), return of information (e.g., electronic health records) to participants, and multi-channel participant communications systems and workflows (e.g., email, SMS, direct mail, phone).
Funding opportunity and mechanism
The funding opportunity (All of Us Participant Technology Systems Center (OT2), OT-PM-20-001]) is accessible at https://allofus.nih.gov/funding/current-funding-opportunities. Applications will be accepted until February 14, 2020, 5:00 pm local time.
The funding announcement solicits applications under the Other Transaction award funding mechanism. Applications will be considered from U.S. academic or private institutions or consortia. Non-U.S. entities and components of non-US entities are not eligible. Potential applicants are encouraged to learn more about the program and the Other Transaction Award mechanism by visiting the following websites:
National Institutes of Health staff will be available during an informational webinar on December 16, 2019 to answer questions about the All of Us Research Program, specific objectives of theAll of Us Participant Technology Systems Center funding opportunity, and the application and award process. Questions can be submitted prior to the webinar by email to the address for inquiries below.
Informational Webinar: Monday, December 16, 2019 from 3:00-4:00 ET
To register for this webinar and receive instructions, email: AllofUsFOAInquiries@nih.gov
A summary of the questions and answers will be posted on the All of Us Research Program website https://allofus.nih.gov following the webinar.
Please direct all inquiries to AllofUsFOAInquiries@nih.govQuestions may be submitted via email, to Mr. James McClain, All of Us Research Program, for programmatic objectives, or to Ms. Irene Haas, All of Us Research Program Agreements Officer, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), for award mechanism and application submission matters, at the above listed email.