R&D Contract Awards Policy Changes

Policy notices published in the NIH Guide for Contracts and Grants supersede information in the NIH Enterprise Document Generation System (DGS) and will be incorporated into the DGS workforms on an ongoing basis. For additional information, the DGS team can be contacted at DGSteam@od.nih.gov.

Recent Notices of NIH Research and Development (R&D) Contract Awards Policy Changes


Effective Dates

  • January 25, 2019- NIH Policy and Guidelines on the Inclusion of Individual Across the Lifespan as Participants in Research Involving Human Subjects
  • January 25, 2018 - New Human Subject and Clinical Trial Information Form
  • January 25, 2018 - Single IRB
  • January 19, 2018 - The Final Rule on the Federal Policy for the Protections of Human Subjects (Common Rule)
  • December 13, 2017- NIH Policy and Guidelines on the Inclusion of Women and Minorities as Subjects in Clinical Research
  • October 1, 2017 - NIH Policy for Issuing Certificates of Confidentiality
  • January 1, 2017 - Good Clinical Practice Training
  • January 18, 2017 - Expanded Clinicaltrials.gov Registration and Results Submission Policy
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