NSF ERA Forum Webinar on May 14, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM PST

Dear Colleagues,

We encourage participation in the NSF ERA Forum Webinar specified below.  Mark your calendars and forward the Webinar opportunity to researchers and staff as appropriate.  Thank you!


An important message from NSF:

Dear Colleague:

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will host the next Electronic Research Administration (ERA) Forum Webinar on May 14, 2020 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM Eastern Time. Please mark your calendar and save the date to join us!


The webinar topics will cover:

  • the new requirement beginning June 1, 2020, to use an NSF-approved format for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support sections of NSF proposals;
  • the new Award Notice; and a
  • Research.gov Demo: Separately Submitted Collaborative Proposals from Multiple Organizations

On April 1, 2020, NSF announced the availability of two, NSF-approved formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support sections of NSF proposals. NSF conducted a Webinar to discuss the policy and system implications for this new requirement. We encourage you to send questions ahead of the May 14, 2020 ERA Forum webinar to nsferaforum@nsf.gov.

Registration for the webinar will be sent in an invitation to follow. We look forward to your participation on May 14, 2020.


Please share this information with your colleagues. They can also subscribe to our listserv to receive future ERA Forum notifications by simply sending a blank email to NSF-ERA-FORUM-subscribe-request@listserv.nsf.gov to be automatically enrolled.


Best regards,

NSF ERA Forum Team

National Science Foundation




Grace J. Park, J.D.

Assistant Director, Sponsored Projects

Office of Research

141 Innovation, Suite 250

Irvine, CA 92697-7600


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