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Annual Data Report FY 2008

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Figure 1:
Obligations in Current and FY 1998 Constant Dollars
Fiscal Years 1998-2008

Fiscal Year Current Constant Annual change BRDPI factor
98 517.1 517.1 3.4% 1.000
99 594.6 576.1 3.2% 0.969
00 685.7 640.7 3.7% 0.934
01 785.4 710.5 3.3% 0.905
02 891.3 780.5 3.3% 0.876
03 993.6 840.6 3.5% 0.846
04 1,021.4 833.3 3.7% 0.816
05 1,045.3 820.8 3.9% 0.785
06 1,036.6 778.2 4.6% 0.751
07 1,045.5 755.4 3.9% 0.723
08 1,051.0 733.7 3.5% 0.698

* Current dollars - dollar value of a good or service in terms of prices prevailing at the time the good was sold or service rendered.
* Constant dollars - dollar value adjusted for inflation to demonstrate "real" increases. Determined by dividing current dollars by anappropriate price index, a process generally known as "deflating."

 

Figure 2:
Distribution of Obligations by Budget Category
Fiscal Years 1998-2008

Fiscal Year RPGs Centers Other Training Contracts Intramural RM&S Total
98 336,171 63,916 15,017 14,191 21,662 46,087 20,038 517,082
99 384,855 70,520 19,081 16,319 27,880 54,460 21,441 594,556
00 455,581 71,770 21,010 17,309 29,641 67,574 22,810 685,695
01 525,891 74,505 24,514 19,390 39,990 74,766 26,357 785,413
02 594,102 79,687 30,900 21,084 48,401 87,193 29,915 891,282
03 662,401 84,119 33,247 22,664 61,455 96,798 32,911 993,595
04 691,245 82,825 34,649 23,457 56,396 99,454 33,350 1,021,376
05 704,471 83,745 35,370 22,364 62,336 102,805 34,248 1,045,339
06 692,083 83,024 33,563 23,054 63,987 102,607 38,241 1,036,559
07 695,688 83,613 33,777 23,773 67,008 102,566 39,043 1,045,468
08 693,889 83,910 33,466 23,282 68,544 108,217 39,690 1,050,998

 

Figure 3:
Distribution of Obligations by Category
Fiscal Year 2008

Category Dollars %
Res. Project Grants 693,889 66.0%
Centers 83,910 8.0%
Other Research 33,466 3.0%
Training 23,282 2.0%
Contracts 68,544 7.0%
Intramural Research 108,217 10.0%
RMS 39,690 4.0%
Total 1,050,998 100%

 

Figure 4:
Trends in Appropriations
Fiscal Years 1998-2008

Year 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08
Appropriation
By $Millions
519.3 596.1 686.5 785.9 891.3 993.6 1,021.4 1,045.3 1,036.6 1,045.4 1,051.0

 

Figure 5A:
Average Cost of Competing RPGs in Current and FY 1998 Constant Dollars
Fiscal Years 1998-2008

Year 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08
Current 218.7 328.9 343.5 312.8 336.2 389.0 396.6 343.1 357.9 332.8 392.5
Constant 218.7 318.7 321.0 283.0 294.4 329.1 323.6 269.4 268.7 240.5 274.0

* Beginning in FY 1994, SBIR and STTR awards are not included in average cost calculations.
* Current dollars - dollar value of a good or service in terms of prices prevailing at the time the good was sold or service rendered.
* Constant dollars - dollar value adjusted for inflation to demonstrate "real" increases. Determined by dividing current dollars by an
appropriate price index, a process generally known as "deflating."

 

Figure 5B:
Average Cost of Competing RPGs in Current Dollars By Program
Fiscal Years 2003-2008

Year 03 04 05 06 07 08
BAP 322 313 262 276 293 320
BSR 314 356 293 432 308 377
NNA 449 418 401 381 374 446
GCG 461 635 335 344 356 353

 

Figure 5C:
Average Cost of Competing RPGs in FY 2003 Constant Dollars By Program
Fiscal Years 2003-2008

Year 03 04 05 06 07 08
BAP 322 302 243 245 250 264
BSR 314 343 272 383 263 311
NNA 449 403 372 338 319 368
GCG 461 612 311 305 304 291

 

Figure 6A:
Competing Research Project Grant Success Rates*
Fiscal Years 1998-2008

Year 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08
Percent Funded 27.9 27.7 26.2 32.3 28.1 28.6 20.8 18.8 17.4 22.1 20.3

* Success rate: The success rate is the proportion of applications reviewed that is actually awarded.

 

Figure 6B
Research Project Grant Success Rates* By Grant Code
Fiscal Years 2003-2008

Year 03 04 05 06 07 08
P01 52.1 55.3 48.8 38.0 42.3 32.7
R01 28.5 19.0 17.3 17.0 22.1 21.7
R03 21.4 18.9 14.5 17.1 17.9 20.5
All other** 46.6 25.8 23.3 17.0 42.9 17.4

* Success rate: The success rate is the proportion of applications reviewed that is actually awarded.
** All other includes R15, R21, R37, R55 and U01 grants.

 

Figure 6C
Research Project Grant Success Rates* By Program
Fiscal Years 2003-2008

Year 03 04 05 06 07 08
BAP 24.6 19.9 15.8 17.2 21.2 18.9
BSR 27.2 23.9 17.1 15.2 24.2 22.4
NNA 31.5 20.2 21.1 17.8 21.5 20.8
GCG 33.6 21.6 21.4 20.0 22.3 17.3

* Success rate: The success rate is the proportion of applications reviewed that is actually awarded.

 

TABLE I
Actual Obligations for Fiscal Year 2008

Mechanism Number of Awards Dollars (Thousands)
RESEARCH GRANTS    
Research Project Grants:    

Non-competing

1,137 $504,108

Admin. Supplements

(112) 11,135

Competing:

   

Renewals

87 56,487

New

300 96,315

Supplements

4 675

Subtotal, Competing

391 153,477
Subtotal, RPGs 1,528 668,720
SBIR/STTR 66 25,169
Total, Research Project Grants 1,594 693,889
Research Centers:    

Special/Comprehensive

74 83,232

Comparative Medicine

  678
Other Research:    

Research Careers (Ks)

223 28,551

Coop. Clinical Research

   

Minority Biomedical Research Support

  421

Other Related Research

26 4,494
Total, Other Research 249 33,466
TOTAL, RESEARCH GRANTS 1,917 811,265
TRAINING (FTTPs)  

Individual

119 4,492

Institutional

462 18,790
TOTAL, TRAINING 581 23,282
R & D CONTRACTS 122 68,544
(SBIR/STTR, non-add)    
INTRAMURAL RESEARCH   108,217
RESEARCH MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT   39,690
GRAND TOTAL, NIA   1,050,998

Note: Includes AIDS Research Grants

 

TABLE II
Obligations for Research Training and Other Career Development Programs
Fiscal Years 2003-2008(Dollars in Thousands)

PROGRAM: Research Career Awards* NRSA: Individual (F31, F32) NRSA: Institutional (T32, T34, T35, T36) Subtotal, NRSAs TOTAL:
FY03 - Number 193 64 506 570 763
FY03 - Dollars $23,713 2,612 20,052 22,664 46,377
FY04 - Number 192 62 482 544 736
FY04 - Dollars $25,022 2,610 20,847 23,457 48,479
FY05 - Number 199 52 560 612 811
FY05 - Dollars $25,791 2,276 20,088 22,364 48,155
FY06 - Number 204 52 482 534 738
FY06 - Dollars $27,028 2,378 20,676 23,054 50,082
FY07 - Number 222 95 469 564 786
FY07 - Dollars $28,434 3,747 20,026 23,773 52,207
FY08 - Number 223 119 462 581 804
FY08 - Dollars $28,551 4,492 18,790 23,282 51,833

 

APPENDIX

Activity Codes

NOTE: Research Career Grants (K series awards), normally included in the Other Research budget category are listed separately in these tables to provide additional information.

 

Research Project Grants

P01 - Research Program Project

R01 - Research Project (Traditional)

R03 - Small Research Grant

R15 - Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)

R21 - Exploratory/Development Grant

R33 - Exploratory/Developmental Grant Phase II

R34 - Clinical Trial Planning Grant

R36 - Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity

R37 - Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award

R56 - High Priority Short Term Project Award

U01 - Research Project (Cooperative Agreement)

Small Business Innovation Research Grants

R43 - Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant - Phase I

R44 - Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant - Phase II

Small Business Technology Transfer Grants

R41 - Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grant - Phase I

R42 - Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grant - Phase II

Center Grants

P30 - Center Core Grant

P50 - Specialized Center (Alzheimer's Disease Research Center)

Research Career Awards

K01 - Mentored Research Scientist Development Award

K02 - Research Scientist Development Award

K07 - Academic Career Award

K08 - Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award

K12 - Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award

K23 - Mentored Patient Oriented Research Career Development Award

K24 - Mid-Career Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented research

K25 - Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award

K26 - Mid-career Investigator Award in Mouse Pathobiology Research

K99/R00 - NIH Pathway to Independence (PI) Award

Other Research Projects

R13 - Conference Grant

U13 - Conference Cooperative Agreement

U24 - Cooperative Agreement – Resource-related research project

R24 - Research Resource Grant

R25 - Education Project

Training Grants

T32 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grants

T35 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grants

Fellowships

F30- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows

F31- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows

F32- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows

F33- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Senior Fellows

Loan Repayment Mechanisms

L30 - Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program

L40 - Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program

 

Definition OF Terms

Appropriations: Limitation of funds that agencies may obligate during the period of time specified in the respective appropriation acts.

Competing Applications: New applications and those competing for renewal.

Constant Dollars: Current dollars for a fiscal year adjusted for inflation with reference to a base year, according to the Biomedical Research and Development Price Index.

Extramural Research: Research performed by investigators outside the NIH and supported by NIH.

Fiscal Year: The year beginning October 1 and ending the following September 30.

FTTPs: Full time training positions.

Intramural Research: Research performed by investigators within the NIH community or extensions thereof.

Obligations: Represent a requirement by a government agency to pay a particular sum of money for orders placed, grants and contracts awarded, services received, and similar transactions during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.

RM & S -- Research Management and Support: Includes management of extramural programs, Office of the Director, and certain management costs applicable to overall operations.

Success Rate: The proportion of applications reviewed that actually is awarded.

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