What project deliverables are required?

What project deliverables are required?
Projects are expected to yield results that will enhance the understanding of endocrine diseases in children and adults as described above. It is expected that results will be presented at scientific meetings and published in peer reviewed journals.(top)

Are there any specific research areas that are excluded from Global ASPIRE Endocrine Research funding?

Are there any specific research areas that are excluded from ASPIRE Endocrine Research funding?
The following topics fall outside the scope of the ASPIRE Endocrine Research Program:

  • General education and / or training
  • Support for ongoing clinical programs that are part of an organization’s routine operations

Are the Global ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards renewable?

Are the Global ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards renewable?
No. Each Global ASPIRE Endocrine Research award is a one-time, non-renewable research grant.(top)

Can Global ASPIRE Endocrine Research funding be used to purchase equipment?

Can Global ASPIRE Endocrine Research funding be used to purchase equipment?
No. Global ASPIRE Endocrine 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?
The awards will be paid in milestones. Initial payment will be up to 50% of the total grant and there will be payments made based on enrollment or other milestones depending on study type. Final payment will be 15% upon receipt of study results.(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)

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