Category Archives: COI

NSF SBIR Grants – Conflict of Interest

As reported in June 2016 newsletter, NSF updated their SBIR Program Phase I instructions:  “No person who is an equity holder, employee, or officer of the proposing small business may be paid through a subaward budget unless an exception is recommended by the Program Director and approved by the Division Director for the Division of […]

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Annual Certifications – Significant Financial Interests

The 2016 Annual Certifications are now available for completion in the eCOI system (https://ecoi.emory.edu).  All faculty who are engaged in research must complete the Annual Certification for 2016 by August 31, 2017.  Faculty can go to the COI homepage for instructions to complete this report (http://coi.emory.edu/eCOI/index.html ). Research Administrators are advised that this is a good […]

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Program Updates from COI: External Investigators Engaged in Emory Sponsored Research

External investigators, who are engaged in Emory PHS -sponsored research and are following Emory’s COI policies, must complete the External Investigator Report of Financial Interests in Research Form at: Proposal submission; Annually if said investigator is engaged on the project that particular year; and Within 30 days of learning of a new financial interest related […]

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Program Updates from COI: New NSF SBIR Phase 1 Solicitation Requirements

In December 2015, the following terms were identified in the NSF (National Science Foundation)  SBIR (Small Business Invention Research) Program Phase I instructions: “No person who is an equity holder, employee, or officer of the proposing small business may be paid through a subaward budget unless an exception is recommended by the Program Director and […]

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Reminders from The Conflict of Interest Office

The 2015 Annual Certifications are now available for completion in the eCOI system.  All faculty who are engaged in research must complete the Annual Certification for 2015 by June 30, 2016.  Faculty can go to the COI homepage for instructions to complete this report (www.coi.emory.edu). Karly Taylor, Conflict of Interest Spec, Sr

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Compliance Awareness

The Emory University Office of Research Compliance posted to their website guidance regarding obtaining prescription drugs and/or controlled substances for use in animal or bench research.  The guidance addresses frequently asked questions in order to assist Emory researchers with information related to state of Georgia and federal law requirements. Information on controlled substances in research, […]

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Reminders from The Conflict of Interest Review Office – March 2015

Requirement Reminder The 2014 Annual Certifications are available for completion in the eCOI system.  All regular full-time and part-time faculty who are engaged in research must complete the Annual Certification for 2014 by August 31, 2015. Policy Update Other Significant Contributors (OSC’s) are no longer Key Personnel.  Financial Interest disclosures are not required for OSC’s […]

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COI Reminders

The 2014 Annual Certifications are now available for completion in the eCOI system.  All faculty who are engaged in research must complete the Annual Certification for 2014 by June 30, 2015. The eCOI Proposal Financial Interest in Research Summary Report reflects a new column indicating whether a faculty member has completed their 2014 Annual Certification […]

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Office of Research Administration Newsletter’s New Web Address

In 2013 the Office of Research Administration Newsletter was transitioned to an online format using one of Emory’s web tools.  This year, we were asked to move our newsletter to a new institutional tool.  This task is complete.  The July/August 2014 edition of Emory’s Research Administration Newsletter is available at:  https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/ranews.  Please update any bookmarks […]

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Reminders From the Office of Conflict of Interest – August 2014

  The following are reminders from the Office of Conflict of Interest. All research projects, including clinical trials and internally funded research, require annual financial interest disclosures to be completed by investigators, including No- Cost Extensions.   Staff must initiate a new Proposal Financial Interest in Research Report each year of the project in the eCOI […]

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