Research Opportunity:
Dedicated IC Funds Through DOD


The Fiscal Year 2010 (FY10) Defense Appropriations Act provides $50 million to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) appropriation to provide support for military health-related research of exceptional scientific merit. This program is administered by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). A summary of PRMRP funding opportunities is provided below. Detailed descriptions of each of the funding mechanisms, evaluation criteria, and submission requirements can be found in the FY10 PRMRP Program Announcements. Each Program Announcement is available electronically for downloading from the Grants.gov website, the CDMRP website and the CDMRP eReceipt website.

Submission Deadlines:

  • Concept Award: Pre-Application Letter of Intent: March 25, 2010
    Proposal: April 8, 2010
  • Clinical Trial Award: Pre-Application Letter of Intent: April 22, 2010
    Proposal: May 13, 2010
  • Technology/Therapeutic Development Award: Pre-Application Letter of Intent: April 22, 2010
    Proposal: May 13, 2010
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Award: Pre-Application Pre-Proposal: March 11, 2010
    Proposal: August 5, 2010

Brief descriptions of each of these award mechanisms are available on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs website at http://cdmrp.army.mil/pubs/press/2010/10prmrppreann.htm. A listing of all USAMRMC funding opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420.

Posted February 10, 2010