Notices of NIH Policy Changes

Policy notices published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts supersede information in the NIH Grants Policy Statement. Compliance with these policy updates become a term and condition of award. NIH incorporates these notices into the annual update of the NIH Grants Policy Statement.  Below is a listing of selected policy notices.
 
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August 2017

August 10 Request for Information (RFI): Inviting Comments on the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)-wide Cohort Data Collection Protocol
August 3 NIH Offers Assistance to Phase II HHS SBIR and STTR Awardees through the NIH Commercialization Accelerator Program (CAP) 2017-2018
August 2 Updated Appendix Policy Eliminates Clinical Trial-Related Materials for NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Applications submitted to Due Dates on or After January 25, 2018

July 2017

July 24 Additional Guidance on “Full-Time Training” for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards
July 24 Clarification and Update: Salary Supplementation and Compensation on Research Caree Development (“K”) Awards
July 10 NIH Implementation of Final Research Performance Progress Reports (Final RPPR) for Small Business and Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants and Cooperative Agreements
July 3 Revision: Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements

June 2017

June 30 NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards – FY 2017
June 27 Revision: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Predoctoral Stipends, Training Related Expenses, Institutional Allowance, and Tuition/Fees Effective for Fiscal Year 2017
June 23 Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance
June 22 RESCINDED Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Predoctoral Stipends, Training Related Expenses, Institutional Allowance, and Tuition/Fees Effective for Fiscal Year 2017
June 16 Revision: Notice of Extension of Effective Date for Final NIH Policy on the Use of Single Institution Review Board for Multi-Site Research
June 9 Notice of Legislative Mandates in Effect for FY 2017
June 5 HHS Issues PHS 2017-2 SBIR and STTR Onmibus Grant Solicitations
June 5 NIH Reminds Recipients to Submit Complete , Timely and Accurate Progress and Financial Reports

May 2017

May 31 Reminder: Authentication of Key Biological and/or Chemical Resources
May 30 NIH Offering Fall Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administratoin in Baltimore, MD Early Registration Ends June 9
May 30 Additional Change to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Policy on Post-Submission Materials
May 11 Interagency Edison Requests for Extensions of Time to Retain Title to a Subject Invention or to File an Initial Patent Application under NIH Funding Agreements
May 2 NIH and FDA Release Protocol Template for Phase 2 and 3 IND/IDE Clinical Trials

April 2017

April 27 New “FORMS-E” Grant Application Forms and Instructions Coming for Due Dates On or After January 25, 2018
April 26 Request for Information (RFI): Invitation to Comment on Inclusion in Clinical Research Across the Lifespan
April 14 Guidance for Adjustments to Appointment Records in xTrain to Reflect Stipend Level Increases for Postdoctoral Trainees on Institutional Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA)
April 12 Notice of Form Correction for PA-16-268 “Successor-in-Interest (Type 6 Parent)”
April 11 Request for Information on the Development of the FY 2019 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research
April 3 Change to NIH Method of Payment for Award to Federal Institutions and Individual Fellowships at Federal Sponsoring Institutions

March 2017

March 29 Spring into Action and Save on the May 2017 NIH Regional Seminar in New Orleans – Register by April 8 to Avoid Late Registration Rates!
March 24 Reporting Preprints and Other Interim Research Products
March 17 NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
March 17 Interim Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements
March 2 Update and Clarification: NIH Continuous Submission Policy

February 2017

February 17 Update on Clinical Trial Funding Opportunity Announcement Policy
February 6 Impact of Washington, DC Area Federal Office Operating Status on NIH Grant Application Due Dates

January 2017

January 23 Notice of Clarification on the Publication of the Final Rule on the Federal Policy for the Protections of Human Subjects (Common Rule)
January 19 NIH Implementation of the Interim-RPPR while a Renewal Application is Under Consideration
January 19 Notice of the Publication of the Final Rule on the Federal Policy for the Protections of Human Subjects (Common Rule)
January 19 Registration Open for the Spring 2017 NIH Regionals Seminar on Program Funding & Grant Administration – New Orleans, Louisiana
January 13 Reminder: New Appendix policy for NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Applications submitted for Due Dates On or After January 25, 2017
January 11 Inauguration Day (January 20, 2017) Impact on NIH Grant Application Due Dates and Support
January 4 NIH & AHRQ Update Font Guidelines for Applications to Due Dates On or After January 25, 2017