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This is to provide an update on the status of the release of the FY18 Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) funding opportunities and program pre-announcements. You can subscribe to be alerted on the release of specific CDMRP funding opportunities by selecting your area of interest at https://ebrap.org/eBRAP/programSubscription/Subscribe.htm.
NIH issued guidance on the use of a new NIH salary cap, to increase from $187,000 to $189,600. See https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-18-137.html. The effective date of this increase is January 7th, 2018.
Last week, an announcement came out from NIH & AHRQ that stated “beginning in early FY 2020, NIH and AHRQ intend to require the use of the xTRACT system in the eRA Commons to prepare the required data tables for certain types of training grant applications.”
You can read the full announcement here: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-18-133.html
Here is the important part: