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SRP Funding Opportunities

Superfund Research Program

This page provides information on current and upcoming SRP funding opportunities, as well as basic information for those interested in applying for SRP grants.

Multiproject Center Grants (P42)

Multiproject Center Grants (P42) - Grants made under the SRP are for coordinated, multiproject, multi- and interdisciplinary Centers. The objective remains to establish and maintain a unique Center that links and integrates biomedical research with environmental science and engineering. Grant awards are made in response to requests for applications (RFA).

See the Currently Funded Multiproject Research Centers (P42).

Individual Research Grants (R01)

Individual Research Grants (R01) - This program is designed to address specific issues that complement the multiproject research programs, meet high priority research needs of the national Superfund Program, or tackle issues of emerging concern. Grants awarded under this mechanism will be for discrete, single projects.

See the Currently Funded Individual Research Grants (R01).

Small Business Innovation Research Grants (SBIR R43, R44)

Hazardous Substances Detection and Remediation Program - These grants are awarded to foster the commercialization of technologies, products, and devices developed by the SRP and others. Application receipt dates are April 5, September 5, and January 5. If interested in applying, please contact Heather Henry at or (919) 541-5330.

See the SBIR/STTR Web page for application information as well as other SBIR/STTR opportunities within NIEHS. In addition, check out the Currently Funded SBIR/STTR Programs.

Superfund Research Program Occupational and Safety Training Education Programs on Emerging Technologies (R25)

Superfund Research Program Occupational and Safety Training Education Programs on Emerging Technologies (R25) - The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The overarching goal of the SRP Occupational and Safety Education Programs on Emerging Technologies is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs. To accomplish the stated goal, this funding opportunity will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on courses for skill development and curriculum or methods development. The intent is to provide Higher Education Institutions the opportunity to develop continuing education and academic curricula on the occupational health and safety management practices in the areas of emerging technologies (e.g., emerging hazardous waste products, green chemistry, sustainable remediation, and detection technologies) to industrial hygienists and graduate students involved in the research, evaluation, management, and handling of hazardous substances. The SRP also expects that such programs will provide a unique educational opportunity to those professionals involved in the training of other personnel for careers in these new industries. These programs are also meant to expand and complement existing educational programs in occupational and safety and health and industrial hygiene.

See the Currently Funded Occupational and Safety Training Education Programs on Emerging Technologies (R25).

Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (R13)

Superfund Research Program Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (R13) - Effective immediately, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) is announcing participation in PA-10-071: NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13) . For more information, please see NOT-ES-12-006: NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) Will Participate in PA-10-071 NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13/U13) for Proposals Relevant to the SRP Mandates. Application receipt dates are April 12, August 12, and December 12. Instructions for applying may be found on the NIEHS R13/U13 Web page. Please direct any questions to Heather Henry (

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