The August 5th NIH SBIR/STTR deadline is rapidly approaching. All applications are submitted electronically through www.grants.gov. If you intend to submit an application for this receipt date you need to have begun the online registration process. This is mandatory and the NIH will not make any exceptions. What needs to be accomplished?
- Register with grants.gov which requires
- DUNS Number
- CCR Registration
- Bank routing number … and other numbers and IDs.
- Register with the NIH eRA Commons
- This process is much simpler and detailed instructions have been provided by the NIH.
Registration can take up to four weeks and the NIH requires you to begin your NIH eRA Commons registration at least 2 weeks prior to the submission deadline.
Administrivia is never fun, but sometimes there is no way around it.