April 1, 2010

NIDA has issued a funding announcement for Administrative Supplements to Support US – Netherlands Binational Collaborative Research on Drug Abuse, NOT-DA-10-018. NIDA will provide up to $300,000 to support up to three 1-year administrative supplements to ongoing NIDA grants for U.S. researchers working with Dutch partners. The Dutch Addiction Program (DAP) will provide matching funds to support the Dutch researchers. Applicants are encouraged to review the Dutch call for applications [link no longer active]. Since the 1999 U.S. –Netherlands Binational Agreement, NIDA and DAP have supported 17 collaborative research projects in five funding announcements. For the fiscal year 2011 program, NIDA and DAP have agreed to focus the collaboration on areas related to improving interventions, including the areas of translational research and research on implementation of prevention and treatment programs (cure and care).