Baylor University follows several federal, state, and University policies and guidelines that govern the disclosure of outside interests and the management of individual or personal conflicts of interest (COI) and conflict of commitments (COC) for research. The COI research compliance program provides oversight of and the procedural structure for outside interest disclosure; and, in conjunction with University Compliance & Risk Services, the review of potential conflicts of interest and management of identified conflicts.
Click here to read the Policy on Conflict of Interest in Research and Technology Transfer.
The Policy on Conflicts of Interest in Research and Technology Transfer applies to all Baylor University research personnel responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of research and who are currently participating in, or submitting proposals to participate in, research funded by a) federal, state and/or local government agencies, b) commercial sponsors, and c) other organizations funding research at or on behalf of Baylor University. Principal Investigators of non-funded non-exempt research involving human or animal subjects also fall under this policy.
All research personnel who are responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of research must complete a * Research Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form. The form needs to be completed:
* This form must be submitted even if you do not have anything to disclose.
Failure to submit a disclosure may delay the submission of proposals or the release of research funding.
Submit the disclosure form to ResearchCOI@baylor.edu.