List of NIH Activity Codes Subject to the DMS Policy

October 3, 2022

NIH released a list of activity codes subject to the DMS Policy. To determine if the DMS Policy applies to your application, be sure to check out the complete list of NIH activity codes subject to the DMS Policy, as well as the Funding Opportunity Announcement.

The DMS Policy applies to all research that generates scientific data, including:

  • Research Projects
  • Some Career Development Awards (Ks)
  • Small Business SBIR/STTR 
  • Research Centers

The DMS Policy does not apply to research and other activities that do not generate scientific data, including:

  • Training (T)
  • Fellowships (Fs)
  • Construction (C06)
  • Conference Grants (R13)
  • Resource (Gs)
  • Research-Related Infrastructure Programs (e.g., S06)