- Rare Disease Research and Therapeutics
- . Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases
- . Bridging Interventional Development Gaps
- . Office of Rare Diseases Research
Apply to BrIDGs
Applications to develop potential therapies for any disease or disorder may be submitted to BrIDGs. Eligible applicant organizations include academic institutions, not-for-profit organizations and SBIR-eligible businesses. View the criteria for SBIR eligibility. Foreign academic and nonprofit institutions as well as NIH intramural researchers may apply.
BrIDGs will accept applications for the FY 2014 solicitation cycle starting November 1, 2013. To access the application, you must register and log on to the proposalCENTRAL application system. A pre-application screening process has been implemented, including a mandatory teleconference with the BrIDGs program staff. Applicants must register with proposalCENTRAL by December 16 and hold a pre-application call by December 20 to complete this process. After screening is completed, applications may be submitted until January 10, 2014. To schedule a pre-application call, contact BrIDGs.
The following links offer more details on applying to BrIDGs:
ProposalCENTRAL Registration Period:
November 1, 2013 to December 16, 2013
Pre-Application Call Deadline:
December 20, 2013
Application Submission Deadline:
January 10, 2014