R13/U13 Acceptance Request



NIBIB provides support for investigator-initiated conference and scientific meetings that fall within its research focus in Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. A scientific meeting is defined as a gathering, symposium, seminar, conference, workshop, or any other organized, formal meeting to coordinate, exchange, and disseminate information or to explore or clarify a defined subject, problem, or area of knowledge.

I. General Information

II. Scientific Relevance

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III. Assignment Requested

IV. Single-Year or Multi-Year Funding

Note that multi-year funding will be considered for up to three years and only for conferences having received at least two years of prior R13 support from NIBIB within the past five years.

If Multi-Year Funding Selected

The following information is required for applicants that have received previous NIBIB funding. Applicants should use the following fields to demonstrate the success and high impact of previous conferences. 

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V. Mission and Agenda of the Conference/Symposium

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More information on the Diversity Plan can be found in Section V of the R13 Funding Opportunity Announcement - https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-21-151.html#_Section_V._Application.

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VI. Funding for the Conference/Symposium

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Funds requested from the NIBIB: 
The NIBIB will consider up to $10,000 as a primary assignment and up to $3,000 as a secondary assignment. Please note, approval to apply for an R13/U13 Conference Support Grant does not guarantee funding, and you may be funded for an amount lower than requested. All funding decisions will be made after the Council Review for which you are applying.) 

Usage of any awarded NIBIB funds: 
Please keep in mind, the NIBIB does not support any form of “entertainment” [ie. coffee breaks, food, etc.]. Additionally, it is discouraged to use NIBIB funds for travel or registration of plenary speakers or honorariums. Priority will be given to applicants who emphasize and encourage the attendance of students, trainees and members of underrepresented groups. 


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