New Research.gov Proposal Preparation and Submission Site Launched on April 30, 2018
Beginning on April 30, 2018, proposers will be able to prepare and submit full, research non-collaborative proposals in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Research.gov system. The initial release of this new Research.gov capability will run in parallel with existing FastLane proposal preparation and submission capabilities.
NSF issues a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
NSF has issued a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 18-1) effective January 29, 2018.
Reminder: NIH Applications Must Be Complete and Compliant With NIH Policy and Application Instructions
The purpose of this notice is to remind applicants, both sponsored programs officials as well as investigators, that to be fair to all concerned the NIH will consistently apply standards for application completeness and for compliance with all submission requirements and NIH policies. For more details, see NOT-OD-17-105.
NIH Announces New Human Subjects and Clinical Trial Information Form
A primary component of NIH’s initiative to enhance the stewardship of clinical trials is the creation of a new application form that consolidates all Human Subjects and Clinical Trial related information into one place, and also expands the information required for studies that meet the NIH definition of a clinical trial. This new form will be included in the new FORMS-E Application Packages and will be required for all applications with due dates on or after January 25, 2018. For more details, click here.
NIH announces Policy Supporting the Next Generation Researchers Initiative
This notice announces a new policy designed to invest in the next generation of researchers; this policy implements, in part, Section 2021 of the 21st Century Cures Act 1. For more details, click here.
Adjustment to Stipend Levels for Postdoctoral Trainees and Fellows on Ruth L. Kirschstein (NRSA)
NIH announces the process whereby recipients of Kirschstein-NRSA institutional training grant and individual fellowship awards supporting currently active postdoctoral trainees or fellows with 0, 1, or 2 years of experience as of December 1, 2016, will received increased stipends.
Optional Electronic Submission
Optional Electronic Submission method to request to submit an unsolicited application to National Institutes of Health that will exceed $500,000 in direct costs.
Update to RPPR to Help Grantees Categorize Products!
The product sections of the RPPR have been redesigned recently to help grantees better categorize
Security Mandate: Update Your Browsers by Nov. 30 to Use iEdison!
eRA has been working on strengthening the security of its modules, web services and websites to the federally mandated ‘https only’ secure connection required for all federal agencies.