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ASSIST Webinar Materials Now Available Online!

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November 20, 2015
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ASSIST (Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking) is NIH's online system for the preparation, submission, and tracking of grant applications through to NIH. 

The ASSIST webinar was held on November 4, 2015, to help small businesses learn how ASSIST can help streamline the HHS SBIR/STTR electronic submission process. The resources below are now available online

For more information, please see NOT-OD-15-156. As a reminder, ASSIST provides: 

  • Secure web-based data entry
  • Collaboration of multiple user
  • Pre-submission validation of many NIH and business rules
  • Pre-population of data from eRA Commons profiles
  • Pre-submission print/preview of application in NIH format
  • Submission status tracking for both and eRA Commons within a single system
  • Ability to import subaward budget data from external sources
  • Ability to copy application data (excluding attachments) from one announcement to another

Funding opportunity announcements posted in the NIH Guide for Grants & Contracts that allow ASSIST as an option contain an "Apply Online Using ASSIST" button in addition to the "Apply Using Downloadable Forms" button.

The following resources are available to help applicants prepare their applications using ASSIST:

Direct all notice inquiries to: 
NIH Grants Information
Telephone: 301-435-0714

Direct requests for ASSIST support to:
eRA Service Desk
Submit a web ticket
Toll-free: 1-866-504-9552

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