Impact on Proposal Submissions to Department of Energy
Beginning June 17th, DOE’s new FCOI compliance will become a requirement. Details regarding this update have been disseminated from the OVCRI Compliance office at UIUC . With regard to proposals submission, you will note a few changes related to this update:
- The compliance attribute in myProposals was updated from “PHS Regulation on Conflict of Interest (FCOI)" to “Sponsor-Specific Regulation on Conflict of Interest (FCOI)”.
- myProposals will require that you mark this compliance attribute for DOE agencies/labs and PHS FCOI-compliant sponsors.
- The PI must certify proposals to DOE and FCOI-compliant sponsors prior to AOR submission.
- If subawards are included in the proposal submission, each sub will be required to indicate how it will comply at time of submission; that is, to specify whether it will follow its own policy or our policy to comply with this DOE regulation, PF 2022-17.