A centralized site administered by OVPR that can assist users throughout the university to get answers to questions and to access information systems that will assist them in doing their work.

From identification of grant opportunities, to the proposal process, to managing active grants, the portal will allow the user to see all stages of the research process. It will also provide centralized access to research administrative information and improve the researcher and research community experience in completing research administrative tasks.

Project Goals

  • A single platform and consolidated/centralized window to research dashboards, systems, and administrative processes
  • Improved access to research administrative systems and the consolidation and presentation of information through dashboards that collect, combine, and manipulate data from proposals, awards, compliance disclosures, etc.
  • Provide a customized experience, including dashboard content, for each researcher
  • Single sign-on (SSO) access to other Penn systems
  • Roadmap for future releases to include information from various research administrative systems, with the first major release to minimally include COI and GFM integrations

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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.

Research, Interests, and Activities

This new application provides Faculty with a single location for the disclosure of outside interests and activities and a method of conducting research-relatedness assessments, thereby facilitating the obligations as required by certain funding agencies and supporting compliance with Penn policies. Specifically, this tool will help identify and manage Financial Conflicts of Interest (FCOIs) and includes FCOI training.

RIA integrates with and leverages data from existing Penn systems, including Penn Community, PennERA, HS-ERA, Inteum, and the Research Inventory System (RIS) to simplify the disclosure process.