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 (up to 28%). 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?

Each Research Award funds the entire research period and is not a sum paid per year. top

How many ASPIRE Sickle Cell Disease Research Awards are available?

How many ASPIRE Sickle Cell Disease Research Awards are available?

The intent of the 2016 ASPIRE Sickle Cell Disease program is to fund at least two grants of up to US $55,000 (inclusive of institutional overheads). Grant monies will be distributed in milestone payments, in US Dollars, with up to 50% at the beginning of the award. top

What is the role of Pfizer in the ASPIRE Sickle Cell Disease Research Awards?

What is the role of Pfizer in the ASPIRE Sickle Cell Disease Research Awards?

While Pfizer fully funds the ASPIRE Sickle Cell Disease research grants, applications will be reviewed and grant awardees will be ranked by an independent, external expert panel (External Review Committee). Pfizer will provide infrastructure and administrative support to facilitate the application and the review process as well as notify applicants and distribute awards. top

Who is eligible to apply for ASPIRE Sickle Cell Disease Research Awards?

Who is eligible to apply for ASPIRE Sickle Cell Disease Research Awards?

To be eligible, applicants must hold a doctoral degree (e.g. MD, PhD, PharmD, or equivalent). top

What if I have a question that is not covered here?

I have a question that is not covered here?
If you require clarification on an issue not addressed here, please contact the ASPIRE Coordinator,
email: questions.aspireresearch-endocrine@pfizer.com

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?
Unfortunately, we are not able to provide applicants with comments by the ASPIRE Review Committee. Our objective is to keep our administrative costs as low as possible, preserving the bulk of our budget for actual grants. (top)

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