Naval Medical Research and Development


To enhance the health, safety, readiness, and performance of Navy and Marine Corps personnel through basic and applied medical research executed largely through grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts with civilian educational and research institutions/organizations.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of The Navy, Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
10 U.S.C. 2358
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Applicants must be an institution/organization. Applications will not be accepted from individuals.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries are relatively independent investigators associated with an applicant institution/organization.
Applicants must furnish evidence of legal authorization, financial and managerial capability as well as a certification of compliance with Federal, State, and local environmental laws, ordinances and regulations.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. White papers or pre-proposals may be required prior to full application submission.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants should obtain a copy of the Naval Medical Logistics Command's Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) or Program Announcements (PAs), which describe the full research program and include necessary forms and instructions for proposal submissions. The BAA and PAs can be viewed at the website.
Award Procedure
Proposals are evaluated by in-house committee or by a combination of in-house and extramural review committees against the evaluation criteria listed in the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) or Program Announcement (PA). The final stage of evaluation is the establishment of an order of merit in which all competing proposals are ranked on the basis of their respective military relevance and scientific merit evaluations. Award amount will be negotiated with those proposals recommended for funding. Awards depend upon the availability of funds and the priority which the Navy determines to exist at the time of award.
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. White papers or pre-proposals are normally reviewed within 60 to 90 days. Formal proposals are usually reviewed and notifications received within 6 months from submission. Grant award dates are normally within 4 months from notification.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Proposals are selected for funding based on the evaluation criteria listed in the Naval Medical Logistics Command's Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) or Program Announcements (PAs). The BAA and PAs can be viewed at the website.
How may assistance be used?
Recipients are required to conform to their accepted research protocol and are usually required to submit some form of annual or project report. Project support is limited to fundamental research which is defined as basic and applied research aimed at sustaining the technology base or understanding a biological- medical process, thereby providing a technological edge in solving complex biological-medical problems and countering future military medical threats. Some grants are also awarded to support conferences and symposiums.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Recipients are required to maintain records adequate to reflect the nature and extent of their costs and expenditures and to insure that the required cost of participation is achieved. Records must be maintained for 3 years following the date of submission of final reimbursement request for services rendered.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The length of time for which support is requested should be consistent with the nature and complexity of the proposed research. The maximum period acceptable for a research proposal is 5 years. Funds are normally released on a quarterly basis. Assistance agreement payments will be made in advance on a quarterly basis or will be on a cost reimbursement basis. The award will specify the payment method.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Jaclyn P. Svincek
693 Neiman Street
Fort Detrick, MD 21702-9203 USA
Phone: 301-619-8433
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18 FY 19 est $4,194,306.00; FY 20 FY 17$2,000,000.00; FY 16 est $2,000,000.00; FY 15 est $2,000,000.00; - (Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements or Contracts)) FY 18$14,869,700.00; FY 19 est $130,100,000.00; FY 20 est $41,800,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$100,000 to $20,000,000. Average: $1,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Naval Medical Logistics Command's Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) or Program Announcements (PAs) provide program information, applicable regulations, and guidance for submitting applications. The BAA and PAs can be viewed at the website.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2018 Research and Development of Operational and Undersea Medical Issues of Military Importance.


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