October 28, 2013

Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement Published, Effective October 1, 2013

The National Institutes of Health has announced publication of the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS, rev. 10/1/2013), applicable to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2013.

The revision does not introduce any new material, but “incorporates new and modified requirements, clarifies certain policies, and implements changes in statutes, regulations, and policies that have been implemented through appropriate legal and/or policy processes since the previous version of the NIHGPS dated 10/1/2012.” NIH has provided a summary of significant changes in the revision.