Sponsor Updates

Research Project Grant Funding Rates & PI Race and Ethnicity

June 21, 2022
NIH has long collected self-designated demographic information on scientists designated as Principal Investigators (PIs) or Key Personnel and used this information to gain insights into the NIH-supported biomedical research workforce. Although the trend toward reduction of the NIH funding gap is gratifying, significant work remains before the NIH realizes a truly diverse scientific workforce representative of our nation. For more details, refer to the... Read more about Research Project Grant Funding Rates & PI Race and Ethnicity

Updated Policy on SBIR/STTR Organization Eligibility for Status Changes

June 21, 2022
NIH issued Notice NOT-OD-22-143 to update the NIH policy on SBIR/STTR organizational eligibility in cases of legal action, such as merger, acquisition, or successor-in-interest, that changes the small business concern (SBC) organizational status so that the organization is no longer eligible for the SBIR/STTR program. Recipients must contact the NIH awarding office in advance of legal actions that may affect organizational eligibility in line with ... Read more about Updated Policy on SBIR/STTR Organization Eligibility for Status Changes

DOE & NNSA: Current and Pending Support Requirements for Financial Assistance

June 20, 2022
On June 1, 2022, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Financial Assistance Letter No. FAL 2022-04, to provide information and guidance on the new current & pending support disclosures requirements for Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) awards. The new guidance includes PI certification on the completeness and accuracy of current and pending support, disclosure of past support... Read more about DOE & NNSA: Current and Pending Support Requirements for Financial Assistance

Updated Requirements for NIH Notification of Removal or Disciplinary Action Involving PDs/PIs and Key Personnel

June 6, 2022
NIH issued Notice NOT-OD-20-124 to announce updated requirements for NIH notification when a Program Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) or other Senior/Key personnel on an NIH grant or cooperative agreement notice of award is removed or otherwise disciplined due to concerns about harassment, bullying, retaliation, or hostile working conditions.

How Many Researchers: FY 2021 Cumulative Investigator Rate

May 23, 2022
View NIH's annual snapshot of how many researchers NIH supports on research project Grants, R01-equivalent Grants, P01 Grants, and R21 Grants on their Extramural NEXUS post. As with previous posts, the data presented here are also available in the NIH Data Book and represent awards made with traditional and ... Read more about How Many Researchers: FY 2021 Cumulative Investigator Rate