NOSI regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Award Info:

Application budgets are limited to no more than the amount of the current parent award, and must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project and be reasonable with respect to the activities proposed. All project-related expenses must be justified as specifically required by the proposed activities and must not duplicate items generally available from other sources at the applicant or collaborating institutions.
Competitive revision project and budget periods cannot exceed 24 months. To be eligible, the parent award must be active (i.e. not be in an extension period) at the time of anticipated award, and the research proposed in the supplement must be able to be accomplished within 24 months.


NCATS is issuing this Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) to highlight the urgent need for research on the COVID-19. NCATS is especially interested in research in the use of microphysiological systems or tissue chips in collecting and examining data on the risks and outcomes for COVID-19 infection, and advance the translation of research findings into diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines.

Application Due Date(s) – Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from May 15, 2020 to January 25, 2022 by 5:00 PM local time of the applicant organization. This NOSI expires on January 26, 2022. An application submitted in response to this NOSI that is received on/after the expiration date will be withdrawn.