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Managed Conflict of Interest Examples

Possible Resolutions to Financial Conflict of Interest or Conflict of Obligation:

  •  Management Plan
  •  Modification of the research plan
  •  Disqualification from participation in the portion of the externally funded research that would be affected by the significant financial interests
  •  Severance of relationships that create actual or potential conflicts
  •  Removal of researcher as Principal Investigator/Project Director


Scenarios Determined to be a Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) or Conflict of Obligation (CO) and Managed via a Management Plan – this is not an all-inclusive list:

CO: Researcher has an unpaid position (e.g. board member, scientific advisor) with the sponsor.

CO: Researcher is performing research in an area of interest to their startup company.

CO: Sponsor has entered into an agreement with the University for an option to license a pending patent for the technology that is the subject of the research.

FCOI: Researcher receives royalty income from the sponsor for the technology that is the subject of the research.

FCOI: Researcher receives royalty income from the University for the technology that is the subject of the research.

FCOI: Researcher performs a service (e.g. consulting, educational services) for the sponsor of a project.

FCOI: Researcher owns equity or shares in the sponsor.

FCOI: Researcher has received reimbursement or had paid on their behalf travel by the sponsor.