IUSE Note on Research.gov
July 6, 2021
Only FastLane or Grants.gov may be used to prepare and submit proposals for the July 21, 2021, deadline for the IUSE: EHR program (solicitation NSF 21-579). Research.gov may not be used, and solicitation NSF 21-579 is not listed there. PIs who log in to Research.gov should choose the "Prepare Proposals in FastLane" option.
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