FOA Title: 
NSF-NIH Interagency Initiative: Core Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science and Engineering (BIGDATA)
Grant Type: 
NOT-GM-12-109
Primary IC: 
NIGMS
Release Date: 
Mar 29 2012
Expiration Date: 
N/A
AC Source: 
N/A
Purpose: 
NSF-NIH Interagency Initiative: Core Techniques Technologies Advancing Big Data Science Engineering BIGDATA) Notice Number: NOT-GM-12-109 Key Dates Release Date:  March 29, 2012          Issued National Institute General Medical Sciences NIGMS), http://www.nigms.nih.gov/) National Cancer Institute NCI), http://www.nci.nih.gov/) National Human Genome Research Institute, http://www.nhgri.nih.gov) National Institute Biomedical Imaging Bioengineering NIBIB), http://www.nibib.nih.gov/) National Institute Drug Abuse NIDA), http://www.nida.nih.gov/) National Institute Neurological Disorders Stroke NINDS), http://www.ninds.nih.gov/) National Library Medicine NLM), http://www.nlm.nih.gov/) Purpose Institutes Centers the National Institutes Health NIH) the National Science Foundation NSF) identified Big Data a program focus.  particular, present initiative covers needs core techniques technologies advancing big data science engineering. Full details the programmatic goals application process described the NSF Program Solicitation NSF-12-499). Description:  BIGDATA seeks applications develop evaluate core technologies tools take advantage available collections large data sets accelerate progress science, biomedical research, engineering. addition, applications must also include description how project build capacity.  Also, project choose focus science engineering big data project an area national priority, this optional. small project receive NIH support to 150,000 direct funds to 3 years, while mid-scale projects receive NIH support ranging 150,000 650,000 direct funds to 5 years.  all, participating NIH Institutes committed to 2.75M FY 2012 and/or 2013.   It anticipated NIH pay 4 6 small projects 1 2 mid-scale projects through program fiscal years 2012 and/or 2013, subject availability funds.  Application submission through National Science Foundation. Following jointly conducted initial peer review these applications, likely NIH awardees be asked reformat application resubmit application NIH processing. Detailed information this program be obtained the Internet www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504767 Inquiries Potential applicants send inquiries NIH Program Contacts well NSF contacts named the solicitation NSF-12-499). Karin Remington PhD Director, Division Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology National Institute General Medical Sciences  (301) 451-6446 remingka@nigms.nih.gov