Research, Education, and Outreach on Botanical Natural Products (U01)


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing its intention to receive and consider a cooperative agreement with the University of Mississippi (UM) to support the National Center for Natural Products Research (NCNPR). The purpose of this partnership with NCNPR will be to promote more efficient development and dissemination of natural products research and science and will complement the diverse activities of both the public and private sectors. Specifically, this cooperative agreement will provide continued support in order that UM-NCNPR can continue to:(1) assist in the identification and development of a prioritized list of botanical ingredients based on safety concerns, trends and knowledge of botanical ingredients in foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetics marketed in the U.S.; (2) acquire, validate and characterize authenticated reference materials, including raw and processed plant materials and purified natural products of relevance to FDA for evaluation of safety; (3) exchange technical and scientific information, methods and reference material with FDA scientists and other stakeholders; (4) collaborate with FDA scientists in research areas of mutual interest; (5) coordinate scientific workshops and conferences on botanical topics of public health relevance to address high priority science and research needs.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Food and Drug Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The following organization is eligible to apply: University of Mississippi, Natural Center for Natural Products.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Bryce Jones
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 240-402-2111
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $3,500,000.00


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