RPPR Research Performance Progress Report

Report
RPPR
RESEARCH PERFORMANCE PROGRESS REPORT
The new NIH progress report standard format
RESEARCH PERFORMANCE PROGRESS REPORT
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Use of RPPR will be required for awards
beginning with progress report due dates in May
2013 that cycle in July.
Currently no change to non-SNAP award
progress reports or final report formats.
The substance of RPPR is not significantly
different from eSNAP.
RESEARCH PERFORMANCE PROGRESS REPORT
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Information is pre-populated from NIH systems
for the grantee, including PD/PI information,
grant number, project title and period,
performance sites, and personnel.
Users will answer questions by using a checkbox,
entering text or uploading a PDF, or selecting
“Nothing to Report.”
Grayed out sections are not applicable and can be
disregarded.
System checks for errors prior to submission;
user cannot submit with errors.
RESEARCH PERFORMANCE PROGRESS REPORT
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PDF attachments:
Maximum size of 6 MB
 File names should be 50 characters or less using only
standard characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9, _)
 Body of PDF can contain special characters (i.e.,
Greek letters)
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Text Boxes have character limits that should be
followed (i.e., Major Goals is limited to 8,000
characters) and cannot contain special
characters.
RESEARCH PERFORMANCE PROGRESS REPORT
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Must provide details about any estimated
unobligated balance >25% and a description of
how remaining funds will be spent.
Specific location to report aims &
accomplishments of Administrative Supplements
and Competitive Revisions.
Publications in PI’s MyNCBI account will be
displayed for easy association with the report.
RESEARCH PERFORMANCE PROGRESS REPORT
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Additional details regarding foreign components
are required (i.e., dollars spent in foreign
countries).
Effort on All Personnel Report will be rounded to
the nearest whole person month. Effort on OS
should still be to 2 decimal places.
Other Features:
Public Access compliance will be displayed
 Other Support required only if it has changed
 Notice of Award Link
 Streamlined reporting of ClinicalTrials.gov
information
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RESEARCH PERFORMANCE PROGRESS REPORT
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RPPR will have separate screens for
each of the following reporting components:
 A. Cover Page
 B. Accomplishments
 C. Products
 D. Participants
 E. Impact
 F. Changes
 G. Special [agency specific] Reporting
Requirements
 H. Budget [applicable only for non-SNAP
awards]
PRAM (PROGRESS REPORT ADDITIONAL MATERIALS )
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Requests from ICs for additional materials following
the submission of the RPPR. Not required at this
time, but available for use.
Link opened automatically when RPPR submitted
with non-compliant publications in Status Screen.
Allows for text entry of 2,000 characters
Route and submit functionality are identical to
functionality for RPPR
Certification text when forwarding or submitting
• Must be submitted by SO or PD/PI with submit authority
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IMPORTANT LINKS & ATTACHMENTS
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RPPR Homepage
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RPPR Frequently Asked Questions
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http://grants.nih.gov/grants/rppr/rppr_vs_esnap.htm
Helpful hints:
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http://grants.nih.gov/grants/rppr/faqs.htm#3537
Direct Comparison between RPPR and eSnap
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http://grants.nih.gov/grants/rppr/index.htm
http://www.washington.edu/research/.SITEPARTS/.documen
ts/.osp/NIH_RPPR_Helpful_Hints.pdf
Full RPPR Template (screenshots)
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Double-click the picture to the right 

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