Data Management & Sharing (DMS)

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...
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Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for DMS

September 26, 2022

NIH issued the following Notices for Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing (DMS):  

  • NOT-OD-22-213: Protecting Privacy When Sharing Human Research Participant Data
  • NOT-OD-22-214: Responsible Management and Sharing of American Indian/Alaska Native Participant Data
  • ...
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NIH Implementation Changes for GDS Plans on January 25, 2023

September 12, 2022

In an effort to reduce the burden of duplicative reporting expectations, NIH is informing the research community of its intent to establish a single Plan submission requirement for research subject to both the NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy (GDS Policy) and the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing (DMS Policy). This implementation update will take effect for Plan submission due dates on or after January 25, 2023. 

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NIH Webinar: Understanding the New NIH DMS Policy

August 29, 2022
The Understanding the New NIH DMS Policy webinar was recorded during a live event on August 11, 2022 In this webinar, you will learn about the new Data Management and Sharing (DMS) policy expectations, the applicability of the policy, how to prepare a DMS Plan, and considerations for sharing data responsibly. Don't miss this valuable opportunity to hear from policy experts and get your questions answered.

Implementation Updates for the New NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

August 8, 2022

As NIH works towards the January 25, 2023 effective date of the new NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy, they continue to develop resources and implementation information to help the community prepare (see recently released NOT-OD-22-189). For some scientific communities, data sharing is already standard and things will largely be business as usual. For others, this policy may require some pretty...

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Register for the NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy Webinar Series

July 25, 2022
NIH issued Notice NOT-OD-22-184 to invite the research community to the upcoming informative webinar series focused on the new NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy, which goes into effect on January 25, 2023. This policy reinforces NIH’s longstanding commitment to making the research it funds available to the public and sets the baseline expectation that sharing data is a fundamental component of the research process. The webinars are listed under the Events & Trainings... Read more about Register for the NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy Webinar Series