How Can My Institution Support Public Access Compliance and Prevent Delays in Funding Due to Public Access Issues?

July 31, 2013

Here are some strategies awardee institutions are using to ensure compliance with the public access policy: reminding principal investigators (PIs) to compile their publication lists on My Bibliography for their Type 5 applications at least 3 months before they are due so they have time to fix any issues developing publication agreement addenda to ensure their … Continue reading “How Can My Institution Support Public Access Compliance and Prevent Delays in Funding Due to Public Access Issues?”

Register Today for the 15th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference in South Dakota

July 29, 2013

Are you a small business that is looking for funding opportunities to support innovative technological research that has high-potential for commercialization? Or a current NIH grantee that is looking for additional information and networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs, small businesses and NIH staff? If so, be sure to register today for the 15th annual NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference: “How to Be Competitive in a World of Change: Opportunities through SBIR/STTR Awards” in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on October 28 – 30, 2013

A Webinar to ASSIST You With Electronic Submission of Multi-Project Applications

July 29, 2013

As announced earlier, NIH will require electronic submission for all P01, P20, P50 and U19 applications intended for due dates on or after September 25, 2013. …. On Tuesday, August 13, from 2:30 to 4:00 PM Eastern time, NIH will hold a webinar to help potential applicants get acquainted with ASSIST, NIH’s system for electronic submission of multi-project applications. ….

September 2, 2013: NIH Closed for Federal Holiday

July 28, 2013

NIH (including help desks) will be closed Monday, September 2, 2013 (Labor Day). If a postmark/submission date falls on this federal holiday, the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.

Individual Development Plans for NIH-supported Trainees

July 23, 2013

We continue to make progress on implementing the recommendations proposed by the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director (ACD) working group which studied the biomedical research workforce. We have just posted a Notice in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts announcing that NIH encourages grantees to develop an institutional policy requiring an Individual Development Plan (IDP) for every graduate student and postdoc supported by any NIH grant, regardless of the type of NIH grant that is used for support.