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Consult this site for UVA-focused guidance for the NIH DMSP Plan
NIH has issued a final Policy for Data Management and Sharing (DMS Policy) to promote the management and sharing of scientific data generated from NIH-funded or conducted research. This Policy requires submission of a Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) for grant applications for NIH-supported research that results in the generation of scientific data.
Investigators are required to:
NIH applications for receipt dates on or after January 25 2023 require submission of a DMSP, including new proposals or active NIH awards going up for renewal with receipt date of January 2023.
The DMS Policy applies to all research, funded or conducted in whole or in part by NIH, that results in the generation of scientific data. This includes: Research Projects, some Career Development Awards (Ks), Small Business SBIR/STTR, and Research Centers.The DMS Policy does not apply to research and other activities that do not generate scientific data, including: Training (T), Fellowships (Fs), Construction (C06), Conference Grants (R13), Resource (Gs), Research-Related Infrastructure Programs (e.g., S06).
Sharing scientific data accelerates biomedical research discovery, enhances research rigor and reproducibility, provides accessibility to high-value datasets, and promotes data reuse for future research studies.
How do I get started?
Review the core information from NIH below to familiarize yourself with the DMS Policy and Plan. Then, visit the Plan Components tab for guidance in preparing your plan.
What Should I Know?
NIH's new Scientific Data Sharing website contains the latest information from NIH. It includes:
Selected NIH Policies
Selected NIH Policies
NOT-OD-21-013- Final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing (October 29, 2020)
NOT-OD-22-189 - Implementation Details for the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy (August 5, 2022)
NOT-OD-21-013 - Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing: Protecting Privacy When Sharing Human Research Participant Data (September 21, 2022)
NOT-OD-21-014 - Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing: Responsible Management and Sharing of American Indian/Alaska Native Participant Data (September 21, 2022)