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)

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 ($50,000 USD) 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 Global ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards are available?

How many Global ASPIRE Endocrine Research awards are available?
In 2015, Pfizer is funding two research awards up to a maximum of $50,000 USD each for one year, inclusive of overhead costs.(top)

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