Significant Financial Interest (SFI)
The PI and all key personnel must read the GIM 10 Financial Conflict of Interest Policy. It is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator to confirm that all personnel meet the Significant Financial Interest policy.
Note: Any research personnel indicated as investigators in the personnel table on the PI, Personnel & Organizations page must complete a Significant Financial Interest Disclosure using the Financial Interest Disclosure System (FIDS).
It is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator (PI) to assure that his or her research applications and awards follow all applicable guidelines and laws.
The statement reads:
By submitting this application, the PI certifies that 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 be any federal department or agency.