The InfoEd eRA system implementation is currently underway and will be rolled out in phases by Department and Proposal Type.
Phase 1: Proposal Development – NIH Application Submissions
Details: All NIH application submissions are now required to be submitted via InfoEd eRA, with some minor exceptions.
Who is involved: All departments.
When: NIH Cycle 3 submission period, ending November 2013
Phase 2: Electronic Proposal Routing
Details: Anything that is required to be routed uses InfoEd eRA for that routing.
Who is involved: All departments routing grants and contracts.
When: To be completed by December 31, 2014.
Phase 3: Proposal Development Rollout - Other Federal Sponsors
Status: In process - Department of Defense proposals are being submitted via InfoEd eRA.
Details: In Phase 3 we will pilot and roll out submission of other federal sponsor proposals, sponsor by sponsor.
Who is involved: Centers, departments and schools preparing Federal research proposals, the Office of Grants and Contracts along with Electronic Research Administration.
When: Depends on sponsor deadlines and proposal types.