Electronic Research Administration
The following web applications are available to assist with research administration at Virginia Tech.
Summit Proposals allows users to initiate, develop, and collaborate more research with less paperwork.
Summit Agreements allows users to initiate and review progress on research-related agreements managed by the Office of Sponsored Programs.
PI and Department Award Management
Designed to assist in managing sponsored research portfolios across an organization.
Designed to allow Office of Sponsored Programs cost share fund budgets to be submitted and tracked by post-award administrators.
Designed to provide information about sponsored research projects at Virginia Tech. A valid Virginia Tech PID and password is required for access.
Designed to provide for the dissemination/submission/notification/competition for sponsored programs that have "agency limits" on the number of submissions from each institution.
Designed to allow Office of Sponsored Programs Project Authorization Notice (PAN) Requests to be submitted by post-award administrators to the processors for review and entry, as well as provide a location for principal investigators, fund managers and business managers to view and review PANs.
Disclosure and Management
Designed to support disclosure submissions across the university in accordance with multiple policies, specifically allowing:
- Faculty to request and receive approval for participation in outside activities
- Investigators on sponsored research projects to disclose financial interests, agree to management plans for financial conflicts of interest, and view active management plans for ongoing compliance
- Employees to disclose when they have a financial interest in a business that is a party to a sponsored project or procurement contract/transaction
Responsible Conduct of Research/Conflict of Interest (RCR/COI) Training Tracker
Designed to support the RCR/COI training process by sending training notifications and managing training requirements for sponsored research projects.
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Protocol Management
Allows researchers (both Virginia Tech and non-Virginia Tech) to submit IRB (human subject) applications online, track the progress of submitted applications, and save IRB protocol-related documents online.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Protocol Management
Allows researchers (both Virginia Tech and non-Virginia Tech) to submit IACUC (animal use) applications online, track the progress of submitted applications, and save IACUC protocol-related documents online.
Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Protocol Management
Allows researchers (both Virginia Tech and non-Virginia Tech) to submit IBC (nucleic acid and biohazardous agents use) applications online, track the progress of submitted applications, and save IBC protocol-related documents online.
Technology Control Plan (TCP) Review and Annual Compliance Certification
Designed to automate the annual compliance certification process for primary investigators and department heads, as well as provide up-to-date information for project personnel and department heads to review.
Designed to allow researchers, faculty, and other Virginia Tech affiliated individuals, to share files with any staff member working in the Office of Research and Innovation.