eCOI

The 2020 eCOI disclosure will be available starting on April 13, 2020 at http://go.osu.edu/coi.

Please see Four Tips for Disclosure, as well as some Common Scenarios to help you understand what needs to be disclosed and what does NOT need to be disclosed.

In keeping with our institutional obligations to comply with federal COI regulations, accreditation requirements and Ohio State policies, we ask that those who are able to complete the eCOI disclosure do so by May 13, 2020.  However, we recognize that for many of you, particularly those faculty and staff affiliated with the Wexner Medical Center, your work has been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak. For those filers, we ask you to complete the eCOI disclosure at http://go.osu.edu/coi as your time and workload permits.

As a reminder, the following faculty, staff, postdoctoral researchers and students are required to complete the 2020 eCOI disclosure:

Faculty who:

  • have been identified as a project director, principal investigator or senior/key personnel (including non-university employee consultants) on sponsored projects during the past 12 months
  • are investigators, senior or key personnel on current Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) or Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) protocols during the past 12 months
  • received salary support during the past 12 months from specific federal grants or industry-sponsored projects, which require COI reporting
  • have been identified by their college or unit as having a fiduciary and financial responsibility

Staff members, Administrators, and Students who;

  • participated as investigators senior or key personnel on sponsored projects during the past 12 months
  • are investigators, senior or key personnel on current IRB, IACUC or IBC protocols during the past 12 months
  • received salary support during the past 12 months from specific federal grants or industry-sponsored projects, which require COI reporting
  • have been identified by their college or unit as having a fiduciary and financial responsibility

Instructions

  • Sign onto the eCOI disclosure at http://go.osu.edu/coi using your Ohio State credentials (name.#) and password.
  • Review the new training requirement.  After reviewing the introductory materials, click “Continue to Disclosure Form.”  You will be taken to the eCOI disclosure.  Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the form.
  • Any changes you make when completing the form are saved by clicking the “Save & Continue” buttons.
  • When you’re ready to submit, click the “Submit Disclosure” button at the bottom of the Overview & Confirmation page. Please note that your form will electronically route to your department chair or dean for review if you are a researcher and have disclosed a significant financial interest.
  • Once your chair or dean has reviewed and electronically signed your disclosure form it will route to the Office of Research Compliance for final review and electronic signature.

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