As the 2012 Fiscal Year (FY) ended, NIAAA analyzed the success rates and funding results of R01 and R21 applications by including all the reviewed grants applications for funding, and the funded grants. The final success rate of FY 2012 was 18.4% for All RPGs, 15.6% for R01, and 14.7% for R21 applications.  The charts and table below summarize the funding rate and success rate for RPGs, R01s and R21s for all types of investigators.

 


Figure 1. History of RPG, R01 and R21 Success Rates from FY 2002 – FY 2012.

Figure 1. History of RPG, R01 and R21 Success Rates from FY 2002 – FY 2012.


Figure 2. History of R01 and R21 Success Rates from FY 2002 – FY 2012.

Figure 2. History of R01 Success Rates from FY 2002 – FY 2012. The number competing awards received in FY 2012 higher than in previous years with the decreased funding resulted a significantly lower success rate.


Table 1: Fiscal Year 2012 R01 All Investigators Success Rate
  Total Applications Funded Success Rates
R01 - All Investigators 449 70 15.6%
All Investigators by Type - Total      
Type 1 371 50 13.5%
Type 2 76 20 26.3%
Supplements 2 0  
New Investigator 148 21 14.2%
Early Stage Investigator 69 12 17.4%

Table 1. Presents the success rate for R01 all investigators NIs and ESIs. The NIAAA is committed to ensure that the overall success rate for new investigators approximates that for established investigators.


Figure 3. R01 Success Rate History by Type FY 2002 – FY 2012.

Figure 3. R01 Success Rate History by Type, FY 2002 – FY 2012.


Figure 4. Number of Competing Awards by Activity FY 2003 – FY 2012.

Figure 4. Number of Competing Awards by Activity, FY 2003 – FY 2012.