Save the Date: Fall 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration!

If you’re new to working with the NIH grants process as an investigator or administrator, then mark your calendar for Tuesday, October 26 – Friday, October 30 for a unique opportunity to learn, share and meet virtually with NIH and HHS experts. The NIH is offering a virtual seminar that you won’t want to miss! Continue reading

Inclusion Across the Lifespan II Workshop: September 2, 2020

Planning clinical research studies? Tune in to the Inclusion Across the Lifespan (IAL) II virtual workshop for evidence-based practical advice for meeting the new IAL policy, with a focus on pediatric and geriatric populations. Discussions will include considerations for special populations (e.g. racial/ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, rural/isolated populations, language minority individuals, pregnant and lactating women, people with co-morbidities, sexual and gender minorities, and other groups). Continue reading

Special OLAW Webinar on March 19: Pandemic Contingency Planning and Its Impact on Animal Care

Are you testing or implementing your institution’s pandemic response plan for the first time? Do you have questions about flexibilities provided by the PHS Policy that may be helpful during a pandemic? All PHS-assured institutions are required to develop disaster plans … Continue reading

Bring Your NIH Grants Questions to the Baltimore NIH Regional Seminar: General Registration Rates End Soon

General registration rates end on March 30th for the NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in Baltimore, MD. If you are new to the world of NIH funding then don’t miss this opportunity to register before the deadline! Over 100 NIH & HHS experts will be on hand, ready to provide you with the latest policy and process information. Continue reading

21st Annual HHS Small Business Program Conference: Empowering Innovation

The 21st Annual U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Small Business Programs Conference, scheduled for April 28-30, 2020 at the Luxor Hotel Las Vegas will be hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). The conference will offer over 40 sessions focused on successfully submitting funding applications, approaching potential partners and investors, accessing the technical assistance programs HHS offers to awardees, and discussing specific questions with HHS SBIR/STTR subject-matter experts. Continue reading

Spring Brings Computing Clouds and eRA Downtime

With the coming of spring, eRA modules and data will be migrated to the Amazon Web Services cloud. From 8 a.m. ET on Friday, April 17 to 8 p.m. ET on Monday, April 20, all eRA modules will be unavailable. This effort will affect all the eRA modules (eRA Commons, ASSIST, IAR, iEdison, etc.) and informational websites (era.nih.gov, etc.). Any affected due dates will be extended and the 2-day viewing window for successfully submitted applications will be adjusted to provide the full two days. Continue reading

NIH & HHS Experts Ready to Meet & Share with You in Baltimore, MD this Spring!

If you’re looking for an opportunity to talk with NIH & HHS program, review, grants management and/or policy experts then keep reading! From April 20-22, 2020, over 100 NIH & HHS experts will be on hand at the NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration in Baltimore, Maryland, ready to provide you with the latest policy and process information. Continue reading