NSF System Downtime: September 17-18, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

Please see the notice below from NSF regarding system downtime for the NSF website, Research.gov & Fastlane for system maintenance later this month.

NSF is extending the deadline for several solicitations in response to the downtime. Please see below for details.

Please contact era@research.uci.edu or your Contract & Grant Officer if you have any questions or concerns.


Jonathan K. Lew, MPA

eRA Officer

Sponsored Projects Administration

UCI Office of Research


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Dear Colleagues:

NSF will be making repairs to the Foundation’s electrical systems on September 17-18, 2016. All NSF systems, including the NSF website, Research.gov and FastLane, will be unavailable from 5:00 PM on Saturday, September 17, until 4:00 PM on Sunday, September 18.

As a result of NSF system shutdowns, the following deadline dates which fall on September 19th have been extended to 5 p.m. submitter’s local time on September 20th:

  • NSF 16-586: NSF/Intel Partnership on Information-Centric Networking in Wireless Edge Networks (ICN-WEN) – Letter of Intent Deadline
  • NSF 16-562: Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS) – Full Proposal Deadline
  • NSF 16-532: Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2-SSE&SSI) Crosscutting – Full Proposal Deadline

These solicitations have been modified to reflect the new deadline date.  Proposers should ensure that they select September 20th as the Deadline/Target date on the Remainder of Coversheet for the proposal.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Jeremy A. Leffler

Outreach Specialist, Policy Office

Division of Institution & Award Support

Office of Budget, Finance & Award Management


National Science Foundation

jleffler@nsf.gov; 703-292-8075

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