Commons 188.8.131.52 was released on April 25th and is now available.Features of this release includes many performance upgrades and supports changes necessary for the May 2ndrollout of Public Access Manuscript Submissions.Additionally, 2.7.2 contains the features released last week, which include:
Closeout Submissions of Final Invention Statement and Final Progress Report through Status.
Ability to disperse Meeting Materials in Internet Assisted Review
Display of Submission Errors within CGAP and soon grants.gov submissions.
The NIH eRA Commons Demo Facility contains all the features of the NIH eRA Commons (exceptions are listed below) but in a sample data environment. To use the Demo Facility, you need to Create a Demo Account , which will create both a Signing Official (SO) and Principal Investigator account for you to use. In addition to creating these Accounts, the process creates a sample institution and a number of sample applications/grants for you to use in learning all the features of the NIH eRA Commons. Once you log in to your account, you can try all the features of the NIH eRA Commons.
Very Important! When trying to contact the eRA Helpdesk make sure you are using the correct contact information. Many users have erroneously been contacting the NIH Helpdesk which does not support the eRA Commons. Our contact information is as follows: Web: http://era.nih.gov Email: email@example.com Phone: 301-402-7469/866-504-9552 (Toll Free) 301-451-5939 (TTY) Business hours M-F