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Business Managers Meeting. September 13, 2005. Agenda. FY 2005 Preliminary Numbers for ORSP NIH and phase in project New ORSP and OCLTT website homepages New Budget templates and Fringe Benefit Rates Upcoming training events Export Controls.

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Business managers meeting

Business Managers Meeting

September 13, 2005


  • FY 2005 Preliminary Numbers for ORSP

  • NIH and phase in project

  • New ORSP and OCLTT website homepages

  • New Budget templates and Fringe Benefit Rates

  • Upcoming training events

  • Export Controls

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Preliminary FY’05 Awards by Funding Source% +/- % +/-

Federal2001 2004 2005 05 to 04 05 to 01

National Institutes of Health $42.1 $69.9 $71.8 2.7% 70.3%

National Science Foundation $34.9 $50.0 $45.8 (8.2%) 31.3%

U.S. Department of Transportation $4.9 $0.5 $11.0 2,070.9% 123.2%

U.S. Department of Defense $7.6 $11.0 $8.1 (26.1%) 6.8%

Department of Commerce $3.6 $3.8 $7.8 107.9% 114.4%

U.S. Department of Agriculture $6.5 $6.1 $6.1 0.1% (6.2%)

U.S. Department Of Energy $6.6 $5.0 $4.5 (10.6%) (32.3%)

U.S. Department of Education $6.4 $3.3 $4.0 24.0% (37.2%)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency $0.7 $1.2 $2.2 90.4% 239.3%

National Aeronautics and Space $3.6 $3.1 $2.2 (29.1%) (38.0%)

U.S. Department of Labor $1.8 $0.2 $0.3 46.8% (83.1%)

Other Federal $4.2 $5.9 $7.3 24.7% 72.9%

Federal Total: $123.1 $159.9 $171.3 7.1% 39.1%

Foundations and Other

Associations and Foundations $27.8 $28.3 $44.5 57.1% 59.9%

Institutions of Higher Education $16.4 $15.1 $14.8 (2.3%) (9.8%)

Other States and Local Government $0.1 $0.5 $0.6 30.8% 747.2%

Other Foundations and Other $0.0 $0.0 $0.0 (11.3%) 0.0%

Foundations and Other Total: $44.3 $43.9 $59.9 36.4% 35.4%

State of New Jersey

Department of Human Services $4.6 $6.8 $6.5 (4.1%) 40.1%

Department of Environmental Protection $2.5 $3.0 $5.5 80.8% 119.0%

Department of Health and Senior Services $4.2 $4.9 $2.9 (40.0%) (31.2%)

Department of Transportation $5.2 $4.6 $2.9 (38.6%) (45.4%)

Department of Labor $0.7 $1.2 $2.1 71.3% 213.1%

Department of Community Affairs $2.5 $2.2 $2.1 (5.7%) (17.0%)

Department of Law and Public Safety $1.4 $1.6 $2.0 31.1% 49.0%

Department of the Treasury $1.2 $1.2 $1.4 15.9% 14.2%

Commission on Higher Education $5.7 $1.8 $1.1 (37.3%) (80.2%)

Department of State $0.8 $0.7 $1.0 46.2% 31.7%

Commission on Science and Technology $2.6 $1.4 $0.6 (56.0%) (76.4%)

Other State of New Jersey $6.3 $9.6 $15.9 65.4% 153.8%

State of New Jersey Total: $37.7 $39.0 $44.0 12.9% 16.9%


Corporate Contracts $14.0 $12.2 $16.9 38.3% 20.5%

Corporate Grants-in-Aid $3.3 $2.1 $3.4 63.3% 3.1%

Corporations Total: $17.3 $14.3 $20.3 41.9% 17.2%

Grand Total: $222.4 $257.1 $295.5 14.9% 32.9%

Research grants and contracts fy 1996 to preliminary 2005
Research Grants and ContractsFY 1996 to Preliminary 2005

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Initial plans/milestones for submission dates and mechanisms are as follows:

  • December 1, 2005 —Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs (STTR) (R41, R42, R43, R44)

  • December 15, 2005 —Support for Conferences & Scientific Meetings (R13 & U13)

  • January 25, 2006 —Academic Research Enhancement Awards (AREA) (R15)

  • June 1, 2006 —Small Grant Programs (R03) & Exploratory/Development Research Grant Awards (R21)

  • October 1, 2006 —Research Project Grant Program (R01)

Website redesign goals
Website Redesign Goals are as follows

  • No new items of substance/text were added to the new design as of this time

  • ORSP will review each segment of the website during the coming year to update information and link to DGCA and other units as appropriate

  • Designed the site to be intuitive and user friendly and to follow and trace from development of an idea through the process

  • Stronger search by using Google to find pages within ORSP and Rutgers as well

New budget templates
New Budget Templates are as follows

  • Budget Templates have been Updated

  • Changes in Fringe Benefit rates

  • Out year “ estimated increases “ were revised

  • Begin using immediately

Orsp workshops fall 2005
ORSP Workshops Fall 2005 are as follows

  • New Faculty/Staff Orientation: Research Administration

    This orientation is for new faculty and staff in the area of research administration at Rutgers University. Participating departments include the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, Division of Grant & Contract Accounting, and Office of Corporate Liaison & Technology Transfer.  Each office will give a broad overview of their services and responsibilities.  The main focus will be on pre-award administration including proposal and award processing, procedures for using animals and human subjects in research, and tools to help find research funding.

    DATE:      Weds, Oct 12, 2005 TIME:       9:00-11:00 am PLACE:   Center Hall, Busch Campus Center

  • Grant Processing and Budgeting Basics: A Multi-Dimensional Approach

    All faculty and staff involved with budget and grant preparation are encouraged to attend. The workshop is designed for new faculty and staff or those who would like a refresher on the grant submission process, including the use of the Rutgers Budget Template. DATE:      Fri, Oct 28, 2005          TIME:        9:00-12:00 noon          PLACE:    Center Hall, Busch Campus Center

    To register or further information please visit the ORSP website at

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What are Export Controls? are as follows

U.S. laws that regulate the distribution to foreign nationals, foreign countries, or foreign nationals on U.S. soil of strategically important products, services and information for reasons of foreign policy and national security.

Us export controls and responsible agencies
US Export Controls and are as followsResponsible Agencies

  • State Department: military technologies – International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

  • Commerce Department: “Dual Use” technologies (primarily civil use) – Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

  • Treasury Department, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC): upholds embargoes, boycotts, and trade sanctions

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  • Export Control Regulations Apply To: are as follows

  • the transfer of specified items or information to people or entities outside of the U.S.

  • the disclosure of certain information to certain foreign nationals within the U.S. (“deemed export”)

  • the training or offering of services involving controlled equipment or info to foreign nationals

  • transactions with, or providing services to, certain foreign countries or individuals on embargo lists

Dissemination of information
Dissemination of Information are as follows

  • Laws prohibit disclosure of controlled technical information without a license from Commerce or State by any method to a foreign national in the U.S. or abroad

  • Methods of disclosure include:

    • Fax/Telephone/Email/Face-to-face discussions

    • Computer data disclosure

    • Training Sessions

    • Tours involving visual inspections

Exemptions to ear itar
Exemptions to EAR/ITAR are as follows

Fundamental Research Exclusion

  • Research done in institution of higher learning

  • Research carried out openly and without restrictions (i.e. dissemination of results)

    Education Exclusion

    -- information shared as part of a course

    -- does not apply to federally-classified information

    Public Domain Exclusion

    --publicly available information exempted

Fundamental research exclusion
Fundamental Research Exclusion are as follows

The FRE is destroyed if University accepts contract clauses that:

-- forbid participation of foreign nationals

-- give the sponsor a right to approve publication resulting from the research

-- restricts participation in research and/or access to/disclosure of research results

NOTE: “Side Deals” between PI and Sponsor can destroy the FRE

University strategy
University Strategy are as follows

Protect the Fundamental Research Exclusion by eliminating contractual clauses that destroy our ability to claim the exclusion

Employment exclusion
Employment Exclusion are as follows

Under ITAR, NO license is required to share covered technical data with a foreign national who:

-- is not a national of certain countries

-- is a full-time bona fide RU employee

-- has a permanent address in the U.S. while employed

-- is advised in writing not to share covered technical data with any foreign nationals

Are other foreigners exempt
Are Other Foreigners Exempt? are as follows

Under EAR, the following foreigners are not affected:

1) Naturalized citizens

2) Green card holders

3) People with Political Asylum

Services to foreign nationals
Services to Foreign Nationals are as follows

  • EAR/ITAR prohibit assisting & training foreign nationals anywhere in the design, development, use, testing, etc of controlled equipment without a license from Commerce or State

  • OFAC prohibits the provision of services to countries subject to boycott, US Sanction, etc, without a license

    (i.e. marketing/business services, developing new information or materials)

Shipping equipment out of u s
Shipping Equipment Out of U.S. are as follows

  • Need a license to ship equipment controlled by ITAR to any foreign country

  • May need a license to ship equipment under the EAR depending on type of equipment and its destination

  • A license may be required to ship software out of the U.S.

  • Obtaining a license can take months!

Laptop exception
Laptop Exception are as follows

Excluding Embargoed Countries, faculty who wish to take their laptops out of the country to use in a university project that qualifies as fundamental research may be able to do so under the license exemption for temporary export if the laptop qualifies as “tools of trade” and is under control of the faculty member at all times (15 CFR Part 740.9)

Proposal stage red flag items
Proposal Stage Red Flag Items are as follows

Does the project involve:

-shipping equipment to a foreign country?

-collaborating with foreign colleagues?

-training foreign nationals on equipment?

-working with a country subject to boycott?

Is the RFP marked “Export Controlled”?

Is the sponsor demanding pre-approval rights over publications or the participation of foreign national students?

What to do
What to do? are as follows

  • Contact ORSP immediately, or if ORSP sees troublesome clauses you may be contacted

  • Understand this may slow the process down, as these are complex regulations from the federal government

  • ORSP will be asking the following:

    - Is access to the project or its results controlled or restricted?

    - Are items/materials used in the project on the controlled lists?

    - Is work being done in a foreign country?

    - Are foreign nationals working on the project?

    - Will the results of the project be published?

Remember…. are as follows


-- NO restricted publication clauses

-- NO side deals


Links to government materials

Export Administration Regulations (EAR are as follows)

US Department of Commerce Export Policies –

EAR Database-

Commerce Control List Index (Alphabetical)-

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Defense Trade Control (Reference Library)

United States Munitions List (USML) Categories-

Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

Sanctions Program and Country

Specifically Designated Nationals (SDN) List-

Regulatory Offices

US Department of Commerce-Bureau of Industry and Security

US Department of State- Directorate of Defense Controls

US Department of The Treasury- Office of Foreign Assets Control

Links to Government Materials