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Time for a Check-up! New Bayh-Dole Rules for Inventions Arising out of Federally Funding Projects
Thursday - May 31, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has recently adopted revisions to The Government Patent Policy Act of 1980 (a.k.a. Bayh-Dole Act). While they are designed to reduce regulatory burdens on recipients of federal research and development funding, the changes are likely to have significant impacts on university technology transfer practices. 
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Cayuse 424 Implementation and Training Sessions
Cayuse 424 Implementation and Training Sessions
Thursday - May 31, 2018
Effective July 1, 2018 the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration Office will require that all Grants.gov, ASSIST, and Research.gov (formerly Fastlane) proposals be submitted via Cayuse 424. To help prepare for this transition four training sessions will be held in June. DATES: Wednesday, June 6 and June 20, 2018, 3-4pm Wednesday, June 13 and 27, 2018, 10-11am LOCATION: CSC Seminar Room REGISTRATION: Register online for the training (required).
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How Corporate and Foundation Relations Can Enhance Your Research Efforts
How Corporate and Foundation Relations Can Enhance Your Research Efforts
Thursday - May 31, 2018
Caroline Smith is the Corporations and Foundations Officer in the Development and Alumni Relations Office. As a component of the central Development and Alumni Relations Office, the Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) team cultivates strategic partnerships with corporate and foundation partners to secure philanthropic support for institutional priorities.
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Changes to No-Cost Extension Requests for Internal Funding Programs
Changes to No-Cost Extension Requests for Internal Funding Programs
Thursday - May 31, 2018
Effective immediately, No-Cost Extension (NCE) approval requests that pertain to ORED-Sponsored Faculty Development Program awards (internal funding programs) must be received, via the InfoReady Review platform, 15 business days ahead of the end date of the award. Requests received inside of 15 business days will NOT be reviewed or approved. Please keep your faculty who have active awards apprised of this change. Further changes will be coming to the NCE policy in the 2018-19 academic year; look for an announcement this fall.
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Enforcement of External Proposal Submission Policy
Enforcement of External Proposal Submission Policy
Thursday - May 31, 2018
Effective June 1, 2018, there will be strict enforcement of the External Proposal Submission Policy which requires that all proposals must be transmitted to the Sponsored Projects Administration Office (SPA) AT LEAST ONE BUSINESS DAY PRIOR TO THE SPONSOR DEADLINE. Submissions received less than a full business day prior to sponsor deadline WILL NOT be submitted. Please communicate this to your faculty.
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Pivot Privacy Consent Requirements
Pivot Privacy Consent Requirements
Thursday - May 31, 2018
As you may be aware, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in the European Union (EU) on May 25, 2018. Please note that after May 25, 2018, all Pivot users wishing to take advantage of the full user account features of Pivot, regardless of the location where they reside, will be prompted to provide their consent to allow Pivot to maintain a user account and to store personal information. Users who do not provide consent may still search for funding opportunities or collaborators; they will just be unable to maintain a personalized profile.
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ORED Sponsored Awards: Post-Award Change Request Process
ORED Sponsored Awards: Post-Award Change Request Process
Monday - April 30, 2018
The Office of Research Communications, Development and Learning (RCDL) is now using the USA InfoReady platform to accept post-award change requests.
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