NIH/AHRQ Now Using Version 2 of SF424 (R&R) and Agency-Specific Electronic Forms For SBIR/STTR, Conferences/Scientific Meetings, and Other Specific Funding Opportunities

Notice Number: NOT-OD-06-103

Key Dates
Release Date: September 15, 2006

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), ( and NIH/AHRQ recently announced implementation plans for Version 2 of the SF424 (R&R) and agency-specific (labeled PHS 398) electronic application forms (see NOT-OD-06-078). Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, Conference/Scientific Meetings, and other specific funding opportunities noted below have been updated to Version 2 application forms.

In addition, note that the following specific funding opportunities MUST now use Version 2 Application Forms:

Important notes:

The following resources continue to be available for assistance in the electronic submission of grant applications to NIH/AHRQ through

General Information: Customer Support

Phone: 800-518-4726
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eRA Service Desk
Phone: 301-402-7469 or 866-504-9552 (Toll Free)
TTY: 301-451-5939
Hours: M-F 7:00 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.


Inquiries regarding this Notice should be directed to:

Grants Info
Office of Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health
Phone: 301-435-0714
TTY: 301-451-5936


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