Published October 16, 2012 by OSP
Scheduled Downtime for October Release:
Please note that the eRA Commons will be unavailable from 9 p.m. (ET), Thursday, October 18 until 7 a.m. (ET) Friday, October 19 for deployment.
Highlights of eRA’s October Software Release
The following are highlights of eRA’s upcoming October 18-19 system-wide software release.
Use of Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) Expanded
The use of RPPR is extended to all SNAP eligible progress reports and all Fellowships (F activity codes). For more information about RPPR, please visit the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) web page.
Progress Report Additional Materials (PRAM) Included in RPPR
The Progress Report Additional Materials (PRAM) feature provides a means for the grantee to enter, review, and submit information in response to specific request(s) from NIH for additional materials or in response to non-compliant publications following the submission of an RPPR.
Principal Investigator (PI) Status Screen Updates
A new status screen for Principal Investigators (PIs) will be included in the release. The new interface will be more consistent with the screen Signing Officials see. It will let the PI see all errors and warnings from submissions even after the application has moved forward in the review process.
There are several changes coming to xTrain in this release. The major improvements are: