Grand Challenges

The Blueprint Grand Challenges were launched in 2009 to catalyze research that has the potential to transform our basic understanding of the brain and our approaches to treating brain disorders.

Funding Opportunities

Researchers meeting Blueprint-Sponsored Training Opportunities
Training for researchers investigating neuroscience questions is an on-going component of the NIH Blueprint. Currently, a funding opportunity for Computational Neuroscience is open, including application guidance (pdf, 129 kb) for interested parties, and a new opportunity for diverse advanced graduate students, the F99/K00 D-SPAN Award.
Researcher writing The Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network
The Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN) offers funding and no-cost access to drug discovery and development contractors and consultants to help neuroscientists advance new drug candidates into the clinic. Notices for the next round of applications, general and SBIR, have been released.
Researcher Connectomes Related to Human Disease
The Human Connectome Project (HCP) continues to develop and share knowledge about the structural and functional connectivity of the normal human brain. The new funding opportunity “Connectomes Related to Human Disease” seeks to expand the HCP to disease/disorder cohorts relevant to the missions of participating Blueprint Institutes and Centers.
Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF) search maze Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF)
Did you know that you can use the Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF) to conduct a simultaneous search of grants and funding opportunities indexed by NIH Reporter, and ResearchCrossroads?

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