within the next year, along with AHRQ and the CDC, according to a notice seeking input on this proposed change.
Eliminating the error correction window will allow NIH to enforce a fair and consistent submission deadline for all applicants. In addition, eliminating the error correction window will help NIH reduce the time needed to process applications and forward them through the peer review process.
They also note that “applications now tak[e] minutes to process through both systems [Grants.gov and eRA] on average instead of days” and that safeguards remain in place for systems problems that might interfere with on-time submission/error-checking.
You can submit comments on the impact of such a change as well as any preference on timing (in the next 3-6 months, in a year, or later).