The concept note review process will be managed by the U.S. National Academies. Concept notes will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Compliance with eligibility requirements (including verification of a USG funded research partner)
- Alignment with maternal and neonatal health priorities as stated in the “Focus Area” section of this RFA and with USAID and NCI agency missions.
- Strength of collaboration and synergy with the expertise of the USG funded research partner