NIH-RAID Pilot Manufacture of Gene Vectors

Notice Number: NOT-RM-08-025

Key Dates
Release Date: August 15, 2008

Issued by
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) (


The purpose of this Notice is to update potential applicants to the NIH-RAID Pilot (, a component of the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research (, on a change to the program’s scope.  The NIH-RAID Pilot accepts applications under PAR-07-358 (  Successful applicants are awarded no-cost access to government contract resources for completion of specific tasks in the pipeline for the preclinical development of therapeutics.  Available services and application procedures are described in PAR-07-358 and NOT-RM-08-005 (  The NIH-RAID Pilot has implemented the following change to these services and procedures:

Available services include the manufacture of non-GMP viral and non-viral gene vectors as well as GMP-grade adeno-associated virus and lentivirus vectors.


Applicants requesting the manufacture of gene vectors are strongly encouraged to contact the NIH-RAID Pilot Program Office before submitting an application. Direct questions about this Notice to:

Tony Jackson
NIH-RAID Pilot Program Office
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 2141
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 594-4660