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 maximum funding for each award includes direct costs, indirect costs and institutional overhead costs. Overhead is capped at 28% per Pfizer policy, and Pfizer will not pay overhead on indirect costs. Final budgets of those studies awarded a grant will be reviewed for fair market value in accordance with local policies and procedures before the contracting process begins. (top)

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

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

Who reviews the research proposals?

Who reviews the research proposals?
The ASPIRE applications will be reviewed by an independent, external review committee comprised of experts in the respective fields. (top)

What is the role of Pfizer in the ASPIRE Oncology/Hematology Research Awards?

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

Who is eligible to apply for ASPIRE Breast Cancer 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 Oncology/Hematology Awards 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 supported 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)

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)

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

If my application is successful, when will the funding commence?
It is expected that awards will commence at the end of 2018, pending receipt of all required documents noted on the application form and full execution of the Research Agreement. Contracts that are unable to be executed by the end of the calendar year are subject to loss of funding. (top)

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