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Information for Awardees

Institutions receiving NIST funds ("awardees") for the conduct of scientific research must meet the public access requirements for scientific research data and publications described in the Specific Award Conditions of their funding agreements.  NIST Federal Program Officers (FPOs) associated with the funding agreements must meet requirements described in NIST directives.  Instructions provided below explain the process for FPOs and awardees to follow when depositing data in NIST's repository in PMC.  

Data Management Plan Template, Example, and Rubric

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy's Desirable Characteristics of Data Repositories for Federally Funded Research

Checklist for Awardee and FPO Responsibilities Related to Providing Public Access to Research Results

Terms and Conditions related to data and publications

How Do I Acknowledge Sources of Funding?

Instructions for NIST Federal Program Officers and External Recipients of NIST Funds for Deposit of Awardees' Peer-Reviewed Papers in PMC 


Created August 20, 2019, Updated June 26, 2023