Research and Funding

Division of Extramural Activities

Research Projects

Number Title
R01 Traditional Research Projects
R03 Small Research Grants
R15 Academic Research Enhancement Awards (AREA)
R21 Exploratory/Developmental Grants
R34 NIH Clinical Trial Planning Grant Program
R37 Method To Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Awards
R41 & R42 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants
R43 & R44 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants
R56 NIH High Priority, Short-Term Project Award
P01 Research Program Project Grants
U01 Cooperative Agreement Awards
U19 Research Program Cooperative Agreement

(The U19 is a collaborative multicomponent award. It allows a team of investigators working with an NIH project scientist to target their joint efforts around specific research objectives. The U19 may have multiple cores and/or sub-projects.  A Research Program Cooperative Agreement (U19) at NIA is usually issued via a specific FOA.)