Related NCI Funding and Initiatives

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Find specific research opportunities relevant to nanotechnology and cancer here. Training and fellowship funding opportunities are listed in the Training Grants. Also visit the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts for the latest publication of all NIH funding opportunities and notices.

Please visit NIH Grants and Funding Due Dates if the Application Receipt Date is not listed below.

Project Name Program Announcement Number Application Receipt Date(s)
Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21) RFA-CA-17-010 September 26, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33)
RFA-CA-17-011 September 26, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Innovative Technologies for Cancer-Relevant Biospecimen Science (R21) RFA-CA-17-012 September 26, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33) RFA-CA-17-013 September 26, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
BD2K Open Educational Resources for Skills Development in Biomedical Big Data Science (R25) RFA-HG-16-016 August 2, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01) PAR-17-240 November 21, 2017;
May 23, 2018;
November 20, 2018;
May 23, 2019,
November 21, 2019,
May 21, 2020,
by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Early Phase Clinical Trials in Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions (R01) PAR-17-167 June 28, 2017;
October 11, 2017;
February 14, 2018,
June 28, 2018;
October 11, 2018;
February 14, 2019;
June 28, 2019;
October 11, 2019;
February 14, 2020,
by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization
Cooperative Agreement to Develop Targeted Agents for Use with Systemic Agents Plus Radiotherapy (U01) PAR-16-111 July 14, 2017;
December 14, 2017,
by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (U01)
PAR-16-105 May 30, 2017;
November 30, 2017;
May 30, 2018;
November 30, 2018,
by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Imaging and Biomarkers for Early Detection of Aggressive Cancer (U01) PAR-16-089 July 10, 2017;
December 11, 2017;
July 10, 2018;
December 11, 2018,
by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Image-guided Drug Delivery in Cancer (R01) PAR-16-044 June 21, 2017;
November 22, 2017;
June 21, 2018;
November 22, 2018,
by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
The Pancreatic Cancer Detection Consortium (U01) PAR-15-289 May 26, 2017;
September 21,
2017;
April 6, 2018,
by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01) PAR-15-287 April 11, 2018, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
NCI Small Grants Program for Cancer Research (NCI Omnibus R03) PAR-16-416 June 27, 2017;
October 26, 2017;
February 27, 2018;
June 29, 2018;
October 26, 2018;
February 26, 2019;
June 28, 2019;
October 25, 2019
AIDS Date: May 7, 2017;
September 7, 2017;
January 7, 2018;
May 7, 2018;
September 7, 2018;
January 7, 2019;
May 7, 2019;
September 7, 2019;
January 7, 2020
Quantitative Imaging for Evaluation of Response to Cancer Therapies (U01) PAR-14-116 October 5, 2017
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08) PA-14-046 October 12, 2017
Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (Parent K24) PA-14-047 October 12, 2017
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23) PA-14-049 October 12, 2017
Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R43) PAR-13-345 September 5, 2017;
January 5, 2018;
April 5, 2018
Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R21) PAR-13-326 October 16, 2017

Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R03)
PAR-13-344 October 16, 2017
Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R41) PAR-13-346 September 5, 2017
Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells (SBIR) (R43/R44) PA-13-140 September 5, 2017
Exploratory/Developmental Bioengineering Research Grants (EBRG) [R21] PA-12-284 October 16, 2017
Biomarkers for Early Detection of Hematopoietic Malignancies (R21) PA-12-220 October 16, 2017
Biomarkers for Early Detection of Hematopoietic Malignancies (R01) PA-12-221 October 5, 2017
Identifying Non-coding RNA Targets for Early Detection of Cancer (R01) PA-12-213 October 5, 2017
Identifying Non-coding RNA Targets for Early Detection of Cancer (R21) PA-12-214 October 16, 2017

Translational Research at the Aging/Cancer Interface (TRACI) (R01)
PA-12-136 October 5, 2017
Translational Research at the Aging/Cancer Interface (TRACI) (R21) PA-12-135 October 16, 2017
Bioengineering Research Partnerships (R01) PAR-10-234 October 5, 2017
Biotechnology, Biochemical, and Biomass Engineering PD 11-1491 October 1-20, Annually

Biomedical Engineering
PD 11-5345 October 1-20, Annually
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine (R01) PA-11-148 October 5, 2017
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine (R21) PA-11-149 October 16, 2017
Academic-Industrial Partnerships for Translation of in vivo Imaging Systems for Cancer Investigations (R01) PAR-13-169 October 5, 2017
Quantitative Imaging for Evaluation of Responses to Cancer Therapies (U01) PAR-11-150 October 5, 2017
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) PA-11-197 October 12, 2017
Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (K25) PA-10-062 October 12, 2017
Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01) PAR-13-137 October 5, 2017
NIH/PEPFAR Collaboration for Implementation Science (Admin Supp) PA-14-024
Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers for Years 2015, 2016, and 2017 (P50) PAR-14-353 September 22, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Academic-Industrial Partnerships for Translation of in vivo Imaging Systems for Cancer Investigations (R01) PAR-10-169 (Reissue) October 5, 2017
PHS 2014-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) PA-14-071 September 5, 2017
PHS 2014-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) PA-14-072 September 5, 2017
NIBIB Biomedical Technology Resource Centers (P41) PAR-13-376 September 25, 2017
Reissue PHS 2013-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) PA-13-234 September 5, 2017
Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for Year 2014 (P50) PAR-14-031 September 25, 2017
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) PA-14-042 October 12, 2017
Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25) PA-14-048 October 12, 2017
Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp) PA-14-077
Direct Phase II SBIR Grants to Support Biomedical Technology Development PAR-14-088
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31) PA-14-147 December 8, 2017

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health–Related Research (Parent F31 – Diversity)
PA-14-148 December 8, 2017
Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32) PA-14-149 December 8, 2017
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD or Other Dual–Doctoral Degree Fellowship (Parent F30) PA-14-150 December 8, 2017

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Senior Fellowship (Parent F33)
PA-14-151 December 8, 2017

Antimicrobial Resistance Rapid, Point-of-Care Diagnostic Test Challenge
NOT-OD-15-104
NIH Updating Grant Closeout Policies and Procedures to Align with New HHS Requirements NOT-OD-14-084

NIH Implements Option for Applicants to Switch between the SBIR/STTR programs and the SBIR Direct to Phase II pilot of the SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011
NOT-OD-14-048
Notice of Extension of Eligibility for PA–14–150 "Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD or Other Dual–Doctoral Degree Fellowship (Parent F30)" NOT-OD-14-072 December 8, 2017
Notice of National Cancer Institute (NCI) Participation in PA–14–155 "Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R01) NOT-CA-14-040 October 5, 2017
Notice of National Cancer Institute (NCI) Participation in PA–14–156 "Extended Development, Hardening and Dissemination of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R01) NOT-CA-14-041 October 5, 2017
Notice of Change in Guideline for Transition of Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Phase II to Phase III NOT-GM-14-113
Updated Grant Application Forms (FORMS-C) Now Available for SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunities NOT-OD-14-089
Notice of Clarification Regarding the Additional Educational Information Required for PA-14-150 "Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NSRA) Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowship (F30)" NOT-OD-14-090 December 8, 2017
Piloting Modified NIH Biosketches NOT-OD-14-091
  • Posted: August 8, 2017