Can EMRISTA Research Award funding be used to purchase equipment?

Can EMRISTA Research Award funding be used to purchase equipment?

No. EMRISTA Research funds may not be used to purchase equipment, although the purchase of relevant laboratory supplies is allowed. top

 

How are the funds dispersed?

How are the funds dispersed?

Yearly grant monies will be distributed at 50% at the beginning of the award year and 50% upon a subsequent milestone such as submission of the yearly grant progress/final report.  top

What are institutional overhead costs?

What are institutional overhead costs?

Institutional overhead costs, are costs to the institution for the support of your study. They are not easily identifiable in an economically feasible way as exclusively related to a particular project but are necessary to conduct the grant. Some examples of these costs are human resources department costs, payroll processing and accounting costs, janitorial services, utilities, property taxes, property and liability insurance, and building maintenance.  top

What are indirect costs?

What are indirect costs?

Indirect costs are additional study expenses such as costs for publication, IRB/IEC review fees, supplies, software license fees, and travel.  top

Does the funding include Institutional overhead costs and indirect costs?

Does the funding include Institutional overhead costs and indirect costs?

Yes, the funding award includes indirect costs, and institutional overhead costs. Final budgets of those studies awarded a grant will be reviewed for fair market value before the contracting process begins.  top

Is the funding a per-annum or per-study amount?

Is the funding a per-annum or per-study amount?

Yearly grant monies will be distributed on a per-annum basis.  top

 

Will I receive a copy of the Review Committee’s evaluation of my grant proposal?

Will I receive a copy of the Review Committee’s evaluation of my grant proposal?

A summary review of the independent expert review panel’s comments will be provided on request to unsuccessful applicants in order to assist them in further refining their grant proposals for possible future submissions.  top

 

If my application is successful, when will the funding commence?

If my application is successful, when will the funding commence?

Awards will commence on or around June 2017, pending receipt of all required documents noted on the application form. Contracts that are unable to be executed by mid-2017 are subject to loss of funding.  top

When will the EMRISTA Research Awards for 2017 be announced?

When will the EMRISTA Research Awards for 2017 be announced?

The successful awardees will be notified by approximately April 2017.  top

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