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Grants and Funding: Extramural Programs (EP)

NLM Informatics Conference Grants (R13) (PA-18-648)



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

Clinical and Public Health Informatics: Dr. Hua-Chuan Sim,
Bioinformatics and Translational Informatics: Dr. Jane Ye,
Consumer Informatics: Dr. Alan VanBiervliet,


Deadlines for New or Revised Applications: April 12, August 12, and December 12 each year

This program expires January 8, 2021 unless re-issued.

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