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NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings [NLM Informatics Conference Grants] (R13) (PA-20-207)


NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)(PA-20-207)


Support high quality scientific meetings, conferences, and workshops that are relevant to scientific development in biomedical informatics, bioinformatics, computational biology, and information sciences. NLM will not support the annual meeting for an organization. The typical award is $10,000 per year in direct costs. The maximum amount that can be requested for a single year is $20,000 in direct costs. Only electronic applications are accepted.

NLM Contact

Please visit the NLM Program Officer List to find the program officer that best matches the scientific area of your proposed conference.

NOTE: Conference grant applications cannot be submitted without prior approval of NLM Contact.


Deadlines for New or Revised Applications: April 12, August 12, and December 12 each year This program expires January 8, 2024 unless re-issued.

Last Reviewed: November 2, 2023