Important Notices

Educational grants submitted today can be considered for events starting on October 31, 2017 or later.

How to Add a Third Party

Apply or Check Status of a Grant Application

-Log onto www.pharmaedgrants.com
-Sign in with registered username and password

 

For General Questions

Contact:
Phone: 1-800-746-6998
Email: JBIgrantsoffice@its.jnj.com

 

Glossary of Useful Terms/Phrases

The person within the organization applying for funding that has the legal/proper signing authority to sign off on the Letter of Agreement for an approved activity. Charitable Contributions will still require a hard copy signature.

This document certifies that departments/companies receiving Educational grants from Janssen Biotech, Inc. are not affiliated with departments that may provide promotional medical education. Also known as a “Firewall Certificate”. This document is required for CME/CE and non-CE Educational grant requests.

Continuing medical education consists of educational activities, which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance, and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession. The content of CME is that body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public.

 

Not all continuing education activities in which physicians engage are considered CME. Physicians may participate in worthwhile continuing educational activities that are not related directly to their professional work, and these activities are not CME. Continuing education activities, which respond to a physician's non-professional educational need or interest, such as personal financial planning, or appreciation of literature or music, are not CME.

Support fellow research in a therapeutic area of interest to the company. All Fellowship program grants must have three (3) or more fellows in the program.

Support of fellow travel to a national or international meeting with a focus on a therapeutic area of interest to the company. All Fellowship program grants must have three (3) or more fellows in the program.

The LOA documents the terms, conditions, and purpose of the commercial support.

Some organizations have multiple locations, chapters, sites, etc under the same Tax ID. Each is considered a separate location that should be registered.

Manage Activities is a process through which applicants can view the payment milestones associated with a particular grant and notify the Company of any updates or changes to the program(s).

MECCs may serve as Educational Partners/Third Parties to Accredited Providers that submit Educational grant applications to Janssen Biotech, Inc. They may be involved in content development, logistical planning, etc. The MECC CANNOT be the primary applicant for certified medical education programs; applications must be submitted by CME/CE providers. Third Parties such as MECCs must register within the system and can be associated with a CME/CE provider registrant at the time the CME/CE provider registers or at the time they submit an application for funding. Third Parties will be notified when they are required to register within the system.

Educational activity for health care professionals such as physicians, nurses and/or pharmacists that DOES NOT provide continuing education credit.

Educational activities (i.e. printed/online educational materials) that are designed to meet the medical education needs of patients, including patient care.

A Request for Additional Information (RAI) is made when more information is needed to consider your grant request. The request will be sent via email. Please log in and navigate to your request. Only the fields that have been selected for more information will open up to edit. Once you have completed the information, please re-submit.

A request by a commercial/industry supporter to close independently defined healthcare gaps related to a specific therapeutic area with greatest potential to impact patient care.

This is the organization requesting the independent educational grant from Janssen Biotech, Inc. that is typically an accredited/educational provider or similar organization responsible for designing and conducting an educational activity. The accredited/educational provider is the organization that signs the letter of agreement/contract with Janssen Biotech, Inc. and has ownership of the educational activity, controlling all aspects of the activity/program. Individual healthcare professionals or private healthcare professional practices are not eligible to receive grant funding.

A change in the scope of a program requires completion of a Change of Scope Form. These changes can include significant change in activity timelines, the number and/or types of activities, or changes in budget requirements. Scope change requests must be reviewed by the Janssen Biotech Grant Review Committee. The Committee may choose to approve the scope change, or deny and request a return of funds.

A third party is an entity that contributes to content development, certifies the activity for non-physician audiences, or is the requesting organizations designated payee. Organizations that provide only logistics assistance are not required to register. Third parties include any entity that is contributing to the content or certification of the medical education activity. Third parties could be accredited providers, medical education companies or organizations that measure educational outcomes. All third parties must be in compliance with Janssen Biotech policies, including firewall policies.

Certificate of Separation

What is a Certificate of Separation?

This document certifies that departments/companies receiving Educational grants from Janssen Biotech Inc. are not affiliated with departments that may provide promotional medical education. Also known as a “Firewall Certificate”. This document is required for CME/CE and non-CE educational grant requests.

Please click here to view the Certificate of Separation.