Important Registration Reminders for Businesses Submitting in Response to New Recovery Act Funding Opportunity Announcements

Notice Number: NOT-OD-09-126

Key Dates
Release Date:  July 22, 2009

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (

Businesses applying in response to funding opportunities through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (RFA-OD-09-009, RFA-OD-09-008) are reminded that electronic registrations with and the NIH eRA Commons are required and must be completed before submitting an application to NIH. 

NIH strongly encourages first time applicants to begin this process at least four weeks before the September 1, 2009 submission deadline.  Failure to complete the registration processes before the due date is not considered a system problem and will not lead to acceptance of a late application.  Registration instructions are available in Section IV of the Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs).

Important Reminders for Small Business Registration:

Registration Resources for Small Businesses and First-Time Applicants:

Weekly TOC for this Announcement
NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices

Office of Extramural Research (OER) - Home Page Office of Extramural
Research (OER)
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  Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Home Page Department of Health
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