Throughout the year, staff from the NIH Division of Loan Repayment and many of the NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) that support the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) attend meetings and professional conferences at which they exhibit and/or make presentations about the LRPs. These meetings and conferences provide an excellent opportunity for you to talk with NIH staff in person about the LRPs and the opportunities these programs provide.
Mark your calendars for the Multi-Agency National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference on June 16 – 18, 2014, at National Harbor, MD, adjacent to Washington, DC. All eleven federal agencies that have SBIR programs are expected to attend.
The NIH SBIR/STTR Pre-Submission Update Webinar, which took place on March 6, 2014, from 1 – 2:30 pm ET, provided participants with information on how the recent Reauthorization changes to NIH's SBIR and STTR programs can affect a small business' application in advance of the next receipt date that's on April 7, 2014.
Grants.gov has scheduled downtime Friday, December 6, 2013 through Sunday, December 8, 2013 in order to perform system maintenance. As a result, December 2013 NIH application due dates that fall in that timeframe will be adjusted. See the NIH Guide Notice NOT-OD-14-022 for the new due dates, and as always, submit early!
On January 17, President Obama signed the FY 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (Public Law 113-76) into law, which provides funding to NIH for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.
The following related guide notices describe NIH implementation of this legislative mandate, and the 2014 fiscal policy:
Due to the rescheduled meetings in the January 2014 council round, some CSR study section meetings in the May 2014 council round will be held on a delayed schedule in March 2014. New Investigators whose new R01 (A0) applications are being reviewed in these delayed CSR meetings may wish to take advantage of the next round resubmission option for their A1 applications. To allow New Investigators reviewed in March 2014 meetings sufficient time to prepare a next round resubmission application (A1) for the October 2014 council, a staggered resubmission deadline is being instituted.
NIH has reissued the parent funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) for the following Research Career Development (K) Awards: