National Institutes of Health

NIH: Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25)

Program Summary

This FOA, issued by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), encourages applications from institutions that propose to establish new or to enhance existing team-based design courses in undergraduate Biomedical Engineering departments or programs. This FOA targets undergraduate students at the senior level but may also include junior undergraduates and first-year graduate students. Courses that address innovative and/or ground-breaking development, multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary training and clincial immersion are especially encouraged.


Only one application per institution (normally identified by having a unique DUNS number or NIH IPF number) is allowed.

Award Information

Direct costs of up to $20,000 per year may be requested.  Programs that include a clinical immersion program outside the academic year may request an additional $20,000 to cover participant stipends (see Participant Costs section below), yielding a total of $40,000 in direct costs.  Project durations of up to five years may be requested. 

To comply with the limitation of one application per institution, please contact Milan Sonka ( / 319-335-6052) in the College of Engineering, if you would like to apply.

Date Due to DSP or UIF05/06/2014
Date Due to Sponsor05/13/2014
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due Date04/13/2014
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