Announcements

Office for Sponsored Programs Winter Recess Schedule 2017-2018

In observance of the University's winter recess, the Office for Sponsored Programs (OSP) will close at noon on Friday, December 22, 2017 and will resume operations on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. All proposals with deadlines that fall within these dates should be submitted to OSP no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017. As always, earlier submissions are welcome. If meeting this deadline is not possible, please contact your Grants and Contracts Specialist so that we can plan accordingly.

If you...

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Request for Feedback on Business Agreement Administration

Business agreements arrive at the University in a variety of forms, through a variety of offices. Whether a contract for vendor services, an agreement providing for the receipt of confidential third-party data, or a grant award sponsoring faculty research, effective processing of such documents is essential to facilitating the work of our students, researchers and administrators in a timely and efficient manner. While legal agreement workflow documentation (such as that available at...

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Proposals Due September 14, 2017

Proposals for the next call for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) under Horizon 2020 are due at 11am EST on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Please note that this means proposals are due to OSP/SPA at 11am EST on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Specific information about the call can be found here.

OSP is once again...

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Notice: Upcoming ecrt outage

Due to the implementation of an upcoming release, the ecrt system will be unavailable beginning at 5:00 pm on 6/30/2017 through 7/7/2017. Please note that statements that have been reopened or available will not be able to be electronically certified and payroll tasks cannot be processed during this time. Any questions or concerns should be directed to ecrt@harvard.edu. We apologize for the disruption this causes.

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6/5 NIH Notice: NIH Reminds Recipients to Submit Complete, Timely and Accurate Progress and Financial Reports

On 6/5, NIH issued a Notice (NOT-OD-17-074) reminding NIH recipients about the requirement to submit complete, timely and accurate progress and financial reports to the NIH. The Notice states:

NIH award recipients have a responsibility to submit complete, timely and accurate progress and financial reports as required by the NIH Grants Policy Statement, a term and condition of...

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New online modules now available in the Harvard Training Portal

We are excited to announce the launch of new online learning content in the Harvard Training Portal! These online modules are recommended for anyone engaged in sponsored programs administration at the University, and can be viewed from the convenience of your desk.

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