The outside activity disclosure certification must be completed by proposal submission. If the PI is having difficulty completing their submission, he/she should contact ARI for assistance. Additionally, you can let your SPA contact know and they will alert ARI is well.
When you add an individual to the research team and answer the question “Is this person responsible for the design, conduct or reporting?”, answer “No” for subcontractor investigators.
HMS is responsible for ensuring that any sub-recipient's institution affirms that the institution has a PHS compliant COI policy and will report any FCOIs identified to HMS in a timely manner. HMS will be responsible for reporting it to PHS prior to any spending on subaward (or prior to commencement of new investigator participation). If sub-recipient institution does not have a COI policy
An HMS researcher listed as a member of the research team on a grant submitted through another Harvard school or affiliated institution’s award should follow the process for submission of the school or