NIH to host upcoming workshop to help applicants understand the grants process

2023 NIH Grants Conference Flyer: Feb 1-2 2023

This virtual workshop, taking place February 1-2, 2023, is designed to help both new and experienced applicants understand the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants process. Registration is now open! 

The 2023 NIH Grants Conference is designed to help clarify the NIH grant application process and policies for both new and experienced applicants and administrators of NIH grants. This free, virtual workshop will include 25 sessions, organized into tracks for new administrators and investigators, as well as advanced and special topics.  

Attendees will also have the opportunity to browse a library of on-demand resources in the exhibit hall and chat directly with staff through 1:1 Meet the Expert appointments designed for more specific research and administrative questions. This event is open to research administrators, researchers, grant writers, postdoctoral scholars, trainees, and others in the research community. 

Topics covered during the 2023 NIH Grants Conference include: 

  • Fundamentals of the NIH Grants Process and Need-to-Know Resources 

  • Understanding NIH Programs 

  • Grant Writing for Success 

  • NIH Peer Review: “Live” Mock Study Section with Q&A 

  • Panels on Career Planning and Mentoring  

  • And much more

For the full agenda and registration information, please visit the event webpage

Leading up to the 2023 NIH Grants Conference, NIH held a series of preconference events designed to give applicants a deeper dive into a variety of NIH grant topics and policies. These monthly “PreCon Events” included information about: 

These sessions were recorded and are available to view on the event webpage

The exhibit hall will feature a wide variety of booths, many staffed with grants management, program, review and/or policy experts who can answer specific questions. The NIH BRAIN Initiative is featuring a booth with resources about various BRAIN programs and funding opportunities, the 2022 BRAIN Initiative Challenge, and information on the BRAIN Initiative and the role of neuroethics. Be sure to register for the virtual conference and visit the NIH BRAIN Initiative booth (Booth #199037) today!