The Research Foundation for SUNY College at Oneonta (RF) adheres to the Conflict of Interest Policy of the Research Foundation for SUNY, as adopted by its Board of Directors by Resolution: https://portal.rfsuny.org/portal/page/portal/The%20Research%20Foundation%20of%20SUNY/home/commercialization/comm_policies_guidance/conflict_of_interest_policy
Summary of Policy: No officers or employees of the Research Foundation should have any interest, financial or otherwise, direct or indirect, or engage in any business or transaction or professional activity or incur any obligation of any nature that is in substantial conflict with the proper discharge of their duties in the best interests of the Research Foundation.
Research Foundation Principal Investigators (PI) applying for or working on federally funded awards will be required to file the SUNY RF Disclosure Statement:
- At time of application for a federally funded project
- While working on a federally funded project, a Disclosure form will be required from PI each calendar year in January.
The Sponsored Programs Office will send Disclosure forms annually to all applicable PIs in early January. Completed form will be required back by January 31.
Any perceived or possible conflicts will be discussed between the PI, Sponsored Program management, and Research Foundation legal staff to reduce or eliminate the conflict.