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 direct costs?

Does the funding include Institutional overhead costs and direct costs?
Yes, the maximum funding for each type of award includes direct 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 per annum or per-study?

Is the funding per annum or per-study amount?
Each award funds the entire research period, and is not a sum paid per year. (top)

How many US ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards are available?

How many US ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards are available?
Pfizer is funding 1 award of up to $100,000 over 2 years and 1 award of up to $75,000 over 2 years to conduct basic science, translational or clinical research generating data that will help advance the science of acromegaly. (top)

Who reviews, awards the research proposals?

Who reviews, awards the research proposals?
The ASPIRE applications will be reviewed by an independent, external review committee comprised of medical and scientific experts. (top)

What is the role of Pfizer in the US ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards?

What is the role of Pfizer in the ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards?
Pfizer is fully funding the ASPIRE Research Awards in Endocrinology. Additionally, Pfizer is providing the infrastructure and administrative support required to facilitate the application process. (top)

Who is eligible to apply for US ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards?

Who is eligible to apply for ASPIRE Research awards?
Each ASPIRE research award program has established its own eligibility & research criteria. Check with the specific ASPIRE Research Awards in Endocrinology program for more information.(top)

What are the ASPIRE research awards?

What are the ASPIRE research awards?
The Advancing Science through Pfizer - Investigator Research Exchange (ASPIRE) program is a competitive grants program sponsored by Pfizer. ASPIRE seeks to support basic science, translational and clinical research that advances medical knowledge in the pathogenesis, treatment and prevention of selected diseases. (top)

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