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Program Details

NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Phase 1 program (PAR-22-250)

Sponsor: NIH
Internal Deadline: 07/20/2023
Institutional Submission Limit: 1
Sponsor Deadline: 01/30/2024
Program Website

A COBRE Phase 1 award supports the establishment of a multi-component center of excellence in an area of biomedical research that aligns with the applicant institution’s strategic priorities for growing its research capacity. The program aims to develop a critical mass of investigators who can compete effectively for independent, external research funding. To achieve this goal, the COBRE award supports a Center that provides research support and mentoring to faculty investigators and funding for their recruitment. Enhancements to the institution’s research infrastructure that facilitate the proposed research are also supported.

Additional information is available in the COBRE program announcement (PAR-22-250) and COBRE webpage.

Please note, NIH has expressed two topics of special interest through this program:
•    Supporting Data Sciences Research NOT-GM-23-011
•    Supporting Women’s Health Research NOT-GM-23-012

Submission Process

To apply for the internal competition, submit the contents outlined in the proposal preparation guideline HERE as a single PDF file to by 5pm on Thursday, July 20. The internal proposal package must contain the components in the order specified. Internal proposals that do not conform to these proposal preparation guidelines will be returned without review.

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