Program Summary

Program Summary

The Shared Instrument Grant (SIG) program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $50,000. The maximum award is $600,000. Types of instruments supported include, but are not limited to: X-ray diffraction systems, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and confocal microscopes, cell-sorters, and biomedical imagers.

Application Limits

Application Limits

There is no limit on the number of applications an institution may submit, provided the applications are for different types of equipment.  Please submit a LOI indicting the type of instrument the PI wishes to sumbmit so that OVCR can determine potential overlap.

Additional Information

Deadlines

UIC Letter of Intent
March 25, 2016
UIC Internal Competition
N/A
Sponsor Letter of Intent
N/A
Sponsor Application
April 16, 2016

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent (LOI) Form

 

Depending upon the number of LOIs submitted, OVCR might be required to facilitate an internal peer review process to select UIC’s submission(s) to this program.  White paper instructions will distributed to those who have submitted LOIs.

 

Please contact Tony Halford at RDS@uic.edu or 6-7036 with any questions.

 

If an authorized principal investigator is not listed above, please consider the limited competition still open. Contact RDS@uic.edu for further information.