PI Assurances made on eGC1
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Upon approval of an eGC1, a PI makes assurances and
certifications to the University. These include the following:
The application is Ready To Submit to the Sponsor (when “Ready To
Submit” is answered “yes”).
All Investigators on the project have read the UW Investigator
Financial Conflict of Interest Policy for Sponsored Projects (GIM 10).
The PI and other Key Personnel (anyone involved in the design,
conduct or reporting of the research) have not been debarred, suspended, proposed
for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from covered
transactions by any federal department or agency.
All statements in the eGC1 and related Sponsor application
(Proposal) are true, complete and accurate to the best of his/her knowledge.
He/she is aware that any false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or claims
may subject him/her to criminal, civil, or administrative penalties.
He/she agrees to accept responsibility for the scientific conduct
of the project and to provide the required progress reports if a grant (award)
is made as a result of the application.
his/her responsibilities under University policies to administer and conduct a
resulting award. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Fiscal Responsibility of the award (GIM 2)
Ensuring subrecipients are making reasonable progress, monitoring
compliance with regulations and the terms of the subaward, and invoiced costs
are appropriate for the technical/scientific work performed (GIM 7)
Pre-award spending is consistent with sponsor policy and federal
regulation (GIM 9)
Delegated authority from the PI to others in support of
University policy is documented appropriately (GIM 14)
Internal and sponsor deadlines, including those for progress reports
and final reports, are met (GIM 19 and 39)
Regulatory compliance, such as IRB approval, IACUC approval,
biosafety procedures, and other requirements per federal regulation and
University policy, are met (GIM 20, GIM 27)
Effort reporting is completed and reflect a reasonable estimation
of effort (GIM 35)
Management, retention and protection of Research Data (GIM 37)
Other related University policies, such as Administrative
Policy Statements and Executive Orders, may impact the sponsored program and
the PI’s assurance on the eGC1 is a reflection of intent to adhere to those
policies as they apply.