Applications being accepted for NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant program

The Office of Research Administration is encouraging applications for the National Institutes of Health Shared Instrumentation Grant program.

The NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs’ Shared Instrument Grant (SIG) program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instrumentation or an integrated system that costs at least $100,000. The maximum award is $600,000. Types of instruments supported include, but are not limited to, confocal and electron microscopes, biomedical imagers, mass spectrometers, DNA sequencers, biosensors, cell-sorters, X-ray diffraction systems, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometers.

One application per type of equipment is allowed. Internal letters of intent are due Feb. 1. Proposals are due to the sponsor by March 21.

For application instructions, visit