July 23, 2015

Comments Invited on Draft RPPR Revision

The National Science Foundation has published a “request for public comment on an updated standardized Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) format to be used for both interim and final performance progress reporting” in the July 23 Federal Register. Comments are due September 21.

The RPPR was originally developed for use in preparation and submission of annual and other interim performance progress reports, resulting from an initiative of the Research Business Models (RBM) federal interagency working group. A revised draft of the format has been developed to incorporate lessons learned by agencies during the initial implementation. On behalf of the RBM, NSF will continue to serve as the sponsor of the updated version of the federal-wide performance progress reporting format.

The draft format, a summary of significant changes, and the Federal Register notice are available on the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) page hosted by NSF.