United States National Institute on Drug Abuse Funding Opportunity

United States National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH), has published a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), “Step Up for Substance Use Disorder (SUD): A Drug Target Initiative for Scientists Engaged in Fundamental Research” (U18 -Clinical Trial Not Allowed).

More information: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-20-025.html

NIDA plan to provide up to 50 awards for scientists interested to contribute to the drug discovery for the SUDs. In addition to funding, NIDA will provide in-kind access to the industry-type R&D expertise, business strategy and commercialization support, and assistance in the company/startup formation, as needed. Foreign institutions are welcome to apply.

Application Due Date: February 13, 2020


To assist with the application process, informational webinars covering various topics related to the FOA and the submission of the application will be offered on the following dates:

Thursday December 12th, 2019


Tuesday January 7th, 2020