• NOT-OD-16-002 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including NIH, operates under the Fiscal Year 2016 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (H.R. 719) signed by President Obama on September 30, 2015.  This Act (CR) continues government operations through December 11, 2015 at 99.7892 percent of the FY 2015 enacted level. Continuing the procedures identified under NOT-OD-15-050 and […]

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  • The standard due dates for applications to HHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are now September 5, January 5, and April 5. Since September 5, 2015 is on a Saturday, and Monday, September 7, 2015 is a federal holiday, the due date will be Tuesday, September 8, 2015, […]

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  • Until further notice, applicants and grantees must continue to use the current agency-specific forms below despite the expiration date of August 31, 2015. NIH is authorized to continue to use the current forms while working with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to obtain approval for form updates. Once OMB approval is in place, […]

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  • ORAF is moving on April 27, 2015, our offices will be closed and our employees will be working remotely until the move is completed. Research Admin (Pre-award) will be located at 490 RP  – Renaissance Park 4th floor Research Finance (Post-award) will be located at 320 RP – Renaissance Park 3rd floor

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  • In preparation for the transition to a new financial system, FastLane will be unavailable from Friday, October 10, 8:00 PM, Tuesday, October 14, 6:00 AM EDT. https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/index.jsp  

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  • Purpose This Notice informs the applicant community of application  due date adjustments to accommodate scheduled federal system downtime (see NOT-OD-14-071). Due dates that fall on or between May  25 and May 28, 2014 will move to May 29, 2014. Changes to Standard Due  Dates Activity    Codes Program    Description Original    Due Date New    Due Date  P […]

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  • Effective for proposals submitted or due on February 24, 2014. Significant Changes Include: Proposal Certifications – If research proceeds without the imposition of conditions or restrictions when a conflict of interest exists, this must be disclosed to NSF via use of the Notifications and Requests Module in Fastlane. Sections of the Proposal – has been augmented to include […]

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  • The Executive Level II was increased by 1 percent from $179,700 to $181,500 by Executive Order 13655 that became effective January 12, 2014. In addition, the NIH will continue to issue non-competing research grant awards at a level below that indicated on the most recent Notice of Award (generally up to 90% of the previously committed […]

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  • Sequestration: On March 1, 2013, as required by statute, President Obama signed an order initiating sequestration. The sequestration requires NIH to cut 5 percent or $1.55 billion of its fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget. NIH must apply the cut evenly across all programs, projects, and activities (PPAs), which are primarily NIH institutes and centers. This […]

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  • Letter to University Leaders from Subra Suresh Director, NSF     http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/in133/in133.pdf

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