The Portal Project Team serves as the program management team across three projects and Penn resources. They are responsible for ensuring appropriate, efficient, and effective stakeholder involvement and aligning vendor project approach and plans with Penn culture and constraints.

The team also provides all project reporting to constituents, harmonize cross-project plans, and coordinates and facilitates all communications and meetings with Penn resources.

Team Members

  • Mike Borda        215.898.0394
  • Erica Chick             215.850.0770
  • Pat O’Gorman


  • Novelution (COI), Cayuse (GFM), Pariveda Solutions (Portal)
  • Provide design, development, integration, architecture and solutioning
  • Produce contracted deliverables

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Grant Financial Management

Available now, manage your grant portfolio using Grant Financial Management (GFM)!

GFM provides researchers and administrative staff a streamlined approach to managing budgets and projections for their sponsored projects. For more information use the button below where a brief video introduction to the system is available along with other resources.

COI and Extramural Disclosure

The purpose of the Conflict of Interest and Extramural Disclosure Project (COI) is to standardize and consolidate the University extramural disclosure requirements and the research disclosure requirements into a single, easy-to-use system. 

The OVPR has contracted Novelution to develop and implement a user-friendly, University-wide Conflict of Interest (COI) and Outside Activity Reporting System (Disclosure System). Rollout is scheduled to begin in 2022.