U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA): RAA is the contracting element of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) and provides support to the Command headquarters and its worldwide network of laboratories and medical logistics organizations. USAMRAA also supports the Fort Detrick Garrison and its military tenant activities, Army-wide projects sponsored by the Army Surgeon General, and numerous Congressionally mandated programs.
The Broad Agency Announcement (BAA): The BAA is a competitive solicitation procedure intended to solicit research ideas, and are issued under the provisions of the Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) of 1984 (Public Law 98-369). These Announcements provide a general description of research programs, including specific areas of interest; general information; the evaluation and selection criteria; and proposal preparation instructions. TATRC asks PIs to submit all pre-proposals using BAA 08-1
Grants.gov: Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community. TATRC asks PIs to submit all full-proposals using grants.gov under USA Medical Research and Materiel Command Broad Agency Announcement W81XWH-BAA08-1
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA): The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.
Office for Human Research Protections (ORP): The ORP protects the rights, welfare, and well-being of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and helps ensure that such research is carried out in accordance with the regulations described at 45 CFR part 46.