New Date June 29, 2020
New Date June 30, 2020 per issuance of NOT-OD-20-117. (Original Expiration Date: June 23, 2020)
NOT-OD-20-117 Notice of Change in Application Due Date for NOT-OD-20-107 "Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH ECHO Cooperative Agreements (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) for COVID-19 – related Research"
PA-18-591 - Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)
NOT-OD-20-118 Guide Notice of Information Highlighting Harmonization and Data Sharing Expectations for Supplement and Revision Projects Addressing Social, Behavioral, Economic and Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Office of The Director, National Institutes of Health (OD)
The purpose of this NOSI is to encourage eligible ECHO cohort grantees to apply for this administrative supplement aimed at fostering time-sensitive ECHO-wide Cohort science related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ECHO Program’s mission is to enhance the health of children for generations to come. Understanding the effects of a broad array of early environmental exposures on child health and development, including issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, is a priority for the NIH.
Research Objectives: Applications must be within the scope of the parent award, including 1) address the mission of ECHO, 2) contribute to at least one of the ECHO Program’s five key pediatric outcomes: pre-, peri-, and postnatal, upper and lower airway, obesity, neurodevelopment, and positive health, and 3) contribute to ECHO-wide Cohort science; and they must 4) use REDCap Central for data collection, so that populating the ECHO-wide Cohort data platform is timely and automatic.
Applications should consider COVID-19-related scientific questions that require time-sensitive support, including but not limited to
The ECHO Program Office encourages applicants to consider research in three broad areas and encourages addressing health disparities:
Eligibility: Existing ECHO Cohorts, Coordinating Center, Data Analysis Center, and PRO Core awardees are eligible to apply. Existing subawardees are not eligible to apply. This opportunity is limited to one application per existing ECHO award.
Review Criteria: The ECHO Program Office will determine the merit of applications based on evaluation of the following components:
Application and Submission Information
Application Due Date: June 29, 2020.
Please submit all applications electronically using the following funding opportunity announcement (FOA) or subsequent reissued equivalent.
All instructions for the FOA must be followed.
For funding consideration, applicants must include NOT-OD-20-107 in the Agency Routing Identifier field (Box 4.b) of the SF 424 (R&R) Form. Applications without this information in Box 4b will not be considered for this initiative. Applicants must follow all instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide and in the target funding opportunity announcement (PA-18-591 ).
Administrative supplement applications to PA-18-591 must use the application form package with the Competition ID that contains “FORMS-F-ADMINSUPP”.
The process for Streamlined Submissions using the eRA Commons cannot be used for this initiative.
The ECHO Program Office will not consider applications that fail to meet the terms of this NOSI.
To facilitate efficient processing of the request, the ECHO Program Office strongly encourages applicants to contact their Program Officer before they submit a response to this NOSI
S. Sonia Arteaga, PhD
Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO), NIH Office of the Director