Innovation Award: COVID-19 and Health Equity (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed
Food and Drug Administration
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to fund COVID research that will strengthen and advance research in minority health and healthy equity, increase understanding of health disparities, and provide future direction for research that will contribute to regulatory decision making.
The FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) is interested in research proposals that will contribute to advancing understanding of COVID and long COVID or post-COVID conditions for racial and ethnic minorities or contribute to informing the continued evaluation of the safety and efficacy of FDA approved products (therapeutics, diagnostics, and vaccines) for the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of COVID-19. These research proposals should support evaluation of outcomes by demographic data including, but not limited to, ethnicity, race, age, disability and geography.
Eligible OrganizationsHigher Education InstitutionsPublic/State Controlled Institutions of Higher EducationPrivate Institutions of Higher EducationThe following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for FDA support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education:o Hispanic-serving Institutionso Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)o Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)o Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutionso Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher EducationNonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)For-Profit OrganizationsSmall BusinessesFor-Profit Organizations (Other than Small Businesses)Local GovernmentsIndian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized)Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)U.S. Territory or PossessionOtherIndependent School DistrictsPublic Housing Authorities/Indian Housing AuthoritiesNative American Tribal Organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Faith-based or Community-based OrganizationsRegional Organizations