The application process for HHEAR services involves multiple steps. From the initial application submission to final decision, it takes about 7 months. Application submissions are considered on a rolling basis with approximately six review cycles per year.
Due to challenges in HHEAR operations associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, HHEAR has delayed the internal review of Round 1 applications and the target deadlines for Round 2. The revised schedule is shown below.
To be considered for the Round 2 review process, your Initial Application must be received by June 26, 2020. If you miss an Initial Application deadline, your submission will be considered in the next Round.
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|Activity||Round 1 Dates||Round 2 Dates||Round 3 Dates|
|Initial Application submission deadline||2/28/2020||6/26/2020||8/28/2020|
|Initial assessment||3/3/2020 through 4/3/2020||6/29/2020 through 7/24/2020||8/31/2020 through 9/25/2020|
|Consultation and feasibility assessment calls||5/4/2020 through 5/22/2020||7/27/2020 through 8/14/2020||9/28/2020 through 10/16/2020|
|Final Application submission deadline||7/3/2020||9/25/2020||11/27/2020|
|Scientific Expert Panel review||August 2020||November 2020||January 2021|
|Final decision||October 2020||January 2021||March 2021|