The updated Status Screen Overview (SO & PD/PI) video demonstrates the differences between the status screens used by the Signing Official (SO) and the status screens used by the principal investigator (PI), along with its capabilities.
Several Status screens in eRA Commons moved to a new visual appearance on October 27. Note that this means that there are new ways to navigate to the information you need and new methods to quickly find what you are looking for in Status.
To speed up the system processing of electronic administrative supplements, signing officials (SOs) have the option to bypass the 2-day application viewing window and allow the application to go straight to staff for processing.
NIH’s fiscal year ends on September 30, 2022, so now is the time for Signing Officials to verify the accuracy of their grant assignments to departments or components within institutions of higher education using the Grant Re-assign function in eRA Commons.
As you apply for or manage an NIH award, check out these 5 resources to help you navigate our grants systems.
A refreshed eRA website was launched on Monday, April 25. The redesign updates the home page, as well as the About eRA page with extensive new information about eRA and the services it offers to existing and potential agency partners. Don’t worry – the information sections you rely on every day for applicants, recipients and reviewers remain unchanged.
Simplified wizard-like screens will greet signing officials who are completing the one-time registration for their organization in eRA Commons. The updated Registration screens accommodate SAM-issued Unique Entity Identifiers (UEIs) and will pre-populate institutional information based on available active registration data in SAM.gov.
Do I Need To Include eRA Commons IDs for Other Significant Contributors Listed on the R&R SR/Key Person Profile Form of My Grant Application?
Yes. As of due dates on or after January 25, 2022, eRA Commons IDs must be provided in the Credential field for all individuals listed on the R&R Sr/Key Person Profile form. This includes all senior/key personnel, other significant contributors (OSCs), and other key individuals required to be entered on the form by your funding opportunity announcement.
What Are the Options for Obtaining an eRA Commons Username (Commons ID) For a Senior/Key Person Who Isn’t Affiliated With a Registered Organization?
Beginning with application due dates on or after January 25, 2022, NIH will require eRA Commons IDs in the Credential field of the Sr/Key Person Profile form for all individuals listed on that form. Given this expanded requirement, we’ve received an increase in inquiries related to obtaining and including eRA Commons IDs, especially for individuals not affiliated with an eRA Commons registered organization.
Have you moved to using two-factor authentication when using eRA modules like eRA Commons, ASSIST and Internet Assisted Review? If not, read on to see when you need to make the transition and what steps you should take!