2370.005 Conflict of Interest in Research Policy and Procedure


Florida International University promotes objectivity in research by establishing and maintaining standards that require the design, conduct, and reporting of research conducted at the University, or on its behalf, be free from bias due to any Financial Conflict of Interest (all capitalized terms are defined in the policy).

To this end, all Investigators on proposed or existing research projects must disclose to the University all Significant Financial Interests in relation to the Investigators' University responsibilities and the University will approve and manage or disapprove any Financial Conflict(s) of Interest in accordance with this policy.

FIU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Policies

FIU Human Resources Conflict of Interest/Outside Activity Policies

FIU Policy No. 140.105, Ethics in Purchasing and Gift Policy

FIU Policy No. 140.110, Fraud Prevention and Mitigation/University Responsibility and Response

NSF Award and Administration Guide, Conflict of Interest Policies

42 CFR Part 50, Subpart F

45 CFR 74.42

45 CFR Part 94

State of Florida Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees, Chapter 112, Part III, Florida Statutes

Office of Research and Economic Development Electronic Proposal Routing Approval Form may be accessed by logging into Panthersoft Financials and then navigating to Smart Proposal.

Please see ORED webpage for tutorials and additional information on the eICF.

Human Resources online Report of Outside Activity/Conflict of Interest Electronic System - for FIU employees

Published on 2014-06-25

Administrative Oversight & Contact Information

ORED - Division of Research Integrity

Office of Research Integrity

11200 SW Eighth Street - MARC 430
Miami, FL 33189
  • Phone: 305-348-2434

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