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Annual Data Report - FY 2015

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Figure 1:
Obligations in Actual and FY 2015 Current Dollars
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Fiscal Year Actual Current Annual change BRDPI factor
06
1,036.6
1,307.3
4.6%
1.261
07
1,045.5
1,278.9
3.8%
1.223
08
1,051.0
1,236.4
4.7%
1.176
09
1,079.0
1,237.8
2.9%
1.147
10
1,108.2
1,238.2
3.0%
1.117
11
1,100.4
1,198.6
2.8%
1.089
12
1,121.3
1,196.4
2.2%
1.067
13
1,040.6
1,084.3
2.5%
1.042
14
1,171.7
1,197.5
2.0%
1.022
15
1,197.4
1,197.4
2.2%
1.000

* Actual dollars - Dollar value of a good or service at the time the good was sold or service rendered.
* Current dollars - Reported in 2015 dollars. Dollar value adjusted for inflation to demonstrate buying power. Determined by multiplying the actual dollars by the appropriate price index

Figure 2:
Distribution of Obligations by Budget Category
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Fiscal Year RPGs Centers Other Training Contracts Intramural RM&S Total
06
692,083
83,024
33,563
23,054
63,987
102,607
38,241
1,036,559
07
695,688
83,613
33,777
23,773
67,008
102,566
39,043
1,045,468
08
693,889
83,910
33,466
23,282
68,544
108,217
39,690
1,050,998
09
715,386
86,805
34,431
23,900
67,330
110,838
40,314
1,079,004
10
745,116
91,191
35,155
23,866
57,086
114,465
41,329
1,108,208
11
729,719
89,381
33,473
24,827
65,068
115,525
42,452
1,100,445
12
745,295
88,906
36,864
24,756
64,545
118,601
42,373
1,121,340
13
684,787
82,688
33,652
22,849
59,841
115,235
41,513
1,040,565
14
795,690
91,799
39,512
23,606
59,052
118,794
43,203
1,171,656
15
810,839
93,322
42,010
25,028
57,520
124,096
44,644
1,197,459

Figure 3:
Distribution of Obligations by Budget Category
Fiscal Year 2015

Category Dollars %
Res. Project Grants
810,839
68.0%
Centers
93,322
8.0%
Other Research
42,010
4.0%
Training
25,028
2.0%
Contracts
57,520
5.0%
Intramural Research
124,096
10.0%
RMS
44,644
4.0%
Total NIA:
1,197,459
100.0%

Figure 4:
Trends in Appropriations
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Year 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Appropriation
By $Millions
1,036.6
1,045.5
1,051.0
1,079.0
1,108.2
1,100.4
1,121.3
1,040.6
1,171.7
1,197.5

Figure 5A:
Average Cost of Competing RPGs in Actual and FY 2015 Current Dollars
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Fiscal Year Number Cost $ Actual Current Annual change BRDPI factor
06
409
146,397
357.9
451.2
4.6%
1.261
07
472
157,089
332.8
406.9
3.8%
1.223
08
391
153,477
392.5
461.6
4.7%
1.176
09
364
190,397
523.1
599.8
2.9%
1.147
10
309
142,531
461.3
515.1
3.0%
1.117
11
395
158,082
400.2
435.7
2.8%
1.089
12
314
140,500
447.5
477.2
2.2%
1.067
13
365
149,140
408.6
425.8
2.5%
1.042
14
385
260,875
677.6
692.5
2.0%
1.022
15
452
271,221
600.0
600.0
2.2%
1.000

* SBIR and STTR awards are not included in average cost calculations.
* Actual dollars - dollar value of a good or service in terms of prices prevailing at the time the good was sold or service rendered.
* Current dollars - Reported in 2015 dollars. Dollar value adjusted for inflation to demonstrate buying power. Determined by multiplying the actual dollars by the appropriate price index

Figure 5B:
Average Cost of Competing RPGs in Actual Dollars by Program
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Year 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
DAB
276
293
320
393
319
363
386
366
439
368
BSR
432
308
377
464
415
394
493
373
557
553
DN
381
374
446
532
497
401
517
489
845
759
GCG
344
356
353
854
706
508
261
333
573
543

Figure 5C:
Average Cost of Competing RPGs in FY 2015 Constant Dollars by Program
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Year 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 14
DAB
348
358
376
450
356
395
412
382
449
368
BSR
544
376
443
532
464
429
526
388
569
553
DN
480
457
524
610
555
436
551
509
864
759
GCG
433
435
415
979
789
553
278
347
586
543

Figure 6A:
Competing Research Project Grant Success Rates*
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Year 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Percent Funded
17.4
22.1
20.3
17.5
14.5
16.1
15.5
13.6
15.9
17.7

* Success rate: The success rate is the proportion of applications reviewed that is actually awarded.

Figure 6B
Research Project Grant Success Rates* By Grant Code
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Year 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
P01
38.1
42.3
32.7
41.9
17.5
26.2
17.7
42.1
37.9
26.7
R01
17.0
22.1
21.7
17.9
16.8
17.6
16.4
13.1
15.6
14.4
R03
13.8
19.5
13.6
10.8
7.9
11.3
10.2
11.3
10.2
12.5
All other**
22.1
22.2
25.58
22.7
16.2
18.9
22.6
16.9
11.1
37.1

* Success rate: The success rate is the proportion of applications reviewed that is actually awarded.
** All other includes R03, R15, R33, R34, R36, R37, R55, R56, RF1, U01, U19, UF1 and UH2 grants.

Figure 6C
Research Project Grant Success Rates* By Program
Fiscal Years 2006-2015

Year 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
DAB
17.2
21.2
18.9
17.1
18.9
18.0
16.1
13.5
12.0
14.7
BSR
15.2
24.2
22.4
20.2
14.4
15.3
14.4
13.9
15.3
17.2
DN
17.8
21.5
20.8
17.0
17.4
16.8
15.5
12.9
18.2
19.3
GCG
20.0
22.3
17.3
17.7
17.4
12.7
17.0
17.4
16.1
20.3

* Success rate: The success rate is the proportion of applications reviewed that is actually awarded.

Figure 6D
Research Project Grant Success Rates* By Program
Fiscal Years 2006-2015 (without 2015 AD Funds)

Year 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
DAB
17.2
21.2
18.9
17.1
18.9
18.0
16.1
13.5
12.0
14.7
BSR
15.2
24.2
22.4
20.2
14.4
15.3
14.4
13.9
15.0
16.3
DN
17.8
21.5
20.8
17.0
17.4
16.8
15.5
12.9
14.4
13.2
GCG
20.0
22.3
17.3
17.7
17.4
12.7
17.0
17.4
16.1
20.3

* Success rate: The success rate is the proportion of applications reviewed that is actually awarded.

Table I
Actual Obligations for Fiscal Year 2015

Mechanism
Number of Awards Dollars (Thousands)
RESEARCH GRANTS
 
 
Research Project Grants:
 
 
Non-competing
899
493,021
Admin. Supplements 1
90
14,214
Competing:
 
 
Renewals
77
67,336
New
367
186,221
Supplements
8
17,664
Subtotal, Competing
452
271,221
Subtotal, RPGs
1,351
778,456
SBIR/STTR
76
32,383
Total, Research Project Grants
1,427
810,839
Research Centers:
 
 
Special/Comprehensive
82
92,301
Comparative Medicine 2
 
1,021
Other Research:
 
 
Research Careers (Ks)
212
29,681
Coop. Clinical Research
 
 
Minority Biomedical Research Support
 
 
Other Related Research
54
12,329
Total, Other Research
266
42,010
TOTAL, RESEARCH GRANTS
1,775
946,171
TRAINING
(FTTPs)
 
Individual
134
5,653
Institutional
408
19,375
TOTAL, TRAINING
542
25,028
R & D CONTRACTS
102
57,520
(SBIR/STTR, non-add) 3
4
1,779
INTRAMURAL RESEARCH
 
124,096
RESEARCH MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT
 
44,644
GRAND TOTAL, NIA
 
1,197,459

Note: Includes AIDS

1 = The 106 admin. supplements are not counted as research projects as they were part of an award already counted
2 = These dollars are NIA co-funding of projects in other ICs. They are not counted towards NIA's project numbers.
3 = This is an assessment paid by NIA to support central work done as part of the SBIR/STTR process.

Table II
Obligations for Research Training and Other Career Development Programs
Fiscal Years 2009-2015 (Dollars in Thousands)

PROGRAM: Research Career Awards* NRSA: Individual (F30, F31, F32) NRSA: Institutional (T32, T34, T35, T36) Subtotal, NRSAs TOTAL:
FY10 - Number
234
140
416
556
790
FY10 - Dollars
$30,182
5,148
18,718
23,866
54,048
FY11 - Number
215
187
440
627
842
FY11 - Dollars
$28,442
7,232
17,595
24,827
53,269
FY12 - Number
218
190
420
610
828
FY12 - Dollars
$28,883
7,397
17,359
24,756
53,639
FY13 - Number
195
170
389
559
754
FY13 - Dollars
$26,026
6,728
16,121
22,849
48,875
FY14 - Number
199
150
388
538
737
FY14 - Dollars
$27,205
6,430
16,706
23,136
50,341
FY15 - Number
212
134
408
542
754
FY15 - Dollars
$29,181
5,653
18,872
24,525
53,706

NIA Award Mechanisms

RESEARCH PROJECT GRANTS: P01 - Research Program Project, R01 - Research Project (Traditional), R03 - Small Research Grant, R15 - Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA), R21 - Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant, R33 - Exploratory/Developmental Grants Phase II, R34 - Clinical Trial Planning Grant, R36 - Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity, R56 - High Priority Short Term Project Award, UH2 – Cooperative Agreement Research Project, U01 - Cooperative Agreement Research Project Award and U19 – Cooperative Agreement Research Project

SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH GRANTS: R43 - Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant - Phase I, R44 - Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant - Phase II

SMALL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER GRANTS: R41 - Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grant - Phase I, R42 - Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grant - Phase II

CENTER MECHANISMS: P30 - Center Core Grant, P50 - Specialized Center Grant

OTHER RESEARCH PROJECTS: R13 - Scientific Meeting Grant, U13 - Cooperative Agreement Scientific Meeting Award, U24 - Cooperative Agreement – Resource-related Research Award, R24 - Research Resource Grant, R25 - Education Project Grant

RESEARCH CAREER AWARDS: K01 - Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, K02 - Independent Scientist Award, K07 - Academic Career Award, K08 - Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award, K12 - Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award, K23 - Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award, K24 - Mid-career Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research, K25 - Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award, K26 - Mid-career Investigator Award in Mouse Pathobiology Research, K99/R00 - NIH Pathway to Independence (PI) Award

TRAINING GRANTS: T32 - Institutional Research Training National Research Service Award, T35 - Short-Term Institutional Research Training National Research Service Award

FELLOWSHIPS: F30 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows, F31 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows, F32 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows, F33 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Senior Fellows

LOAN REPAYMENT MECHANISMS: L30 - Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program, L40 - Pediatric Research Loan Repayment
Program

Definition of Terms

Appropriations: Limitation of funds that agencies may obligate during the period of time specified in the respective appropriation acts.

Competing Applications: New applications and those competing for renewal.

Constant Dollars: Current dollars for a fiscal year adjusted for inflation with reference to a base year, according to the Biomedical Research and Development Price Index.

Extramural Research: Research performed by investigators outside the NIH and supported by NIH.

Fiscal Year: The year beginning October 1 and ending the following September 30.

FTTPs: Full time training positions.

Intramural Research: Research performed by investigators within the NIH community or extensions thereof.

Obligations: Represent a requirement by a government agency to pay a particular sum of money for orders placed, grants and contracts awarded, services received, and similar transactions during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.

RM & S -- Research Management and Support: Includes management of extramural programs, Office of the Director, and certain management costs applicable to overall operations.

Success Rate: The proportion of applications reviewed that actually is awarded.