Notice Number: NOT-RR-06-002
Release Date: November 10, 2005
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), (http://www.ncrr.nih.gov)
The purpose of this notice is to inform applicants who plan to submit applications under the Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10) that they will be required to submit their applications online to the NIH through Grants.gov (http://www.grants.gov/) using the SF424 Research and Research Related (R&R) form. The next receipt date for this program is March 22, 2006 .
The new program announcement will be published in December in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts . NIH also expects this funding opportunity announcement to be available in Grants.gov "Apply" in December.
Applicants are encouraged to prepare themselves now to participate in electronic submission through Grants.gov.
A one-time registration is required for institutions at both:
Investigators who plan to submit a SIG application should work with their institutions to make sure they are registered in the NIH Commons. See Preparing for Electronic Submission at http://era.nih.gov/ElectronicReceipt/preparing.htm for more details. Please direct questions regarding the Commons registration process to the NIH eRA Service Desk at phone: 301-402-7469/866-504-9552 (Toll Free); 301-451-5939 (TTY) business hours M-F 7am-8pm Eastern Standard Time.
Updates on the status of the transition to electronic submission and the new form set will be posted in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts and on the NIH eRA Electronic Receipt of Applications Web site.
For general information concerning the transition to the 424 R&R form, please contact:
Office of Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health
Normal programmatic inquiries concerning the SIG program that do not deal with the transition to the 424 R&R form should be directed to:Marjorie A. Tingle, Ph.D.