The Conflicts of Interest & Commitment (COIC) Office can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu. For more information, please contact the Office of Contracts & Grants (OCG) by phone at (303) 492-6221.

If you... You should... RIO involvement/contact
…have been invited to participate or are currently participating in a foreign talent recruitment program, then…
  • disclose the finalized activity in your annual or updated Disclosure of External Professional Activities (DEPA).
  • update your DEPA within 30 days of a status change as necessary.
  • disclose to your supervising authority.
  • follow the University of Colorado policy APS 5012 Conflicts of Interest & Commitment in Research & Teaching and any department policies and procedures related to dual appointments at other institutions.
  • disclose the relationship in grant proposal biosketch and current and pending documents on proposals to federal sponsors.
  • decline to participate if you have a contract to work in a Department of Energy (DoE) national lab.

The Office of Conflicts of Interest & Commitment (COIC) can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

  • COIC has been engaged to confirm the management of any actual and/or potential conflict.
  • COIC reviews and screens relationships disclosed via the DEPA.

The Office of Export Controls (OEC) can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-2889 or via email at exportcontrolshelp@colorado.edu.

…have been invited to work with Huawei or a subsidiary of Huawei, then…
  • disclose to your supervising authority.
  • decline to work with Huawei or a subsidiary of (currently, CU Boulder will not accept funding from Huawei or subsidiaries of).

COIC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

OEC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-2889 or via email at exportcontrolshelp@colorado.edu.

  • OEC provides essential information regarding international travel that should be reviewed prior to travel.
  • OEC has laptops available for researchers to borrow for CU Boulder-related international travel.

For more information, please visit the International Travel section of the Export Controls webpage.

…have travel reimbursed or sponsored by a foreign entity, individual, or government, then…
  • disclose the finalized activity in your annual or updated DEPA.
  • update your DEPA within 30 days of a status change as necessary.
  • contact OEC to discuss export control concerns for international travel.
  • comply with CU Boulder travel processes and policies (including any travel policies your department may have); submit the trip through Concur; and, for international travel, complete an international export control travel form.

COIC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

OEC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-2889 or via email at exportcontrolshelp@colorado.edu.

  • OEC provides essential information regarding international travel that should be reviewed prior to travel.
  • OEC has laptops available for researchers to borrow for CU Boulder-related international travel.
  • For more information, please visit the International Travel section of the Export Controls webpage.
…have a foreign entity propose an institutional partnership with CU Boulder and/or a consulting relationship with you, then…
  • disclose the finalized activity in your annual or updated DEPA.
  • update your DEPA within 30 days of a status change as necessary.
  • disclose to your supervising authority.
  • contact your Office of Contracts & Grants (OCG) Proposal Analyst.
  • disclose the proposed relationship in grant proposal biosketch and current and pending documents on proposals to federal sponsors.

RIO works closely with the Global Engagement Office to support international activities that are critical to the CU Boulder mission.

COIC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

The Office of Contracts & Grants (OCG) can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-6221.

  • OCG can provide screenings of foreign entities.

Venture Partners can be contacted via email at vpcontact@colorado.edu or by fax at (303) 860-6211.

    …have an active or proposed position with, have been provided with funding by, or have a foreign research collaborations (funded or not) with a foreign institution, then…
    • disclose the finalized activity in your annual or updated DEPA.
    • update your DEPA within 30 days of a status change as necessary.
    • disclose to your supervising authority.
    • follow the University of Colorado policy APS 5012 Conflicts of Interest & Commitment in Research & Teaching and any department policies and procedures related to dual appointments at other institutions.
    • contact OEC to discuss export control concerns.
    • disclose the (proposed) relationship in grant proposal biosketch and current and pending documents on proposals to federal sponsors.

    COIC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

    OEC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-2889 or via email at exportcontrolshelp@colorado.edu.

    OCG can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-6221.

    • OCG can provide screenings as appropriate for purchases and/or shipments of materials and equipment.
    …have funding from the Department of Defense (DoD) or Department of Energy (DoE), then…
    • disclose the finalized activity in your annual or updated DEPA.
    • update your DEPA within 30 days of a status change as necessary.
    • contact OCG prior to starting any international collaboration (related to the research or otherwise).

    COIC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

    OCG can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-6221.

    DoD and DoE have specific clauses that may limit international collaboration – OCG can identify and negotiate such clauses and work with the PI in order to develop an appropriate management strategy.

    …have ownership interest in a foreign company, then…
    • disclose the finalized activity in your annual or updated DEPA.
    • update your DEPA within 30 days of a status change as necessary.
    • disclose the relationship in biosketch and current and pending documents on proposals to federal sponsors (if applicable).

    COIC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

    …want to host a visiting scholar, student, tour group, or other individual from a foreign entity, then…
    • disclose the finalized activity in your annual or updated DEPA.
    • update your DEPA within 30 days of a status change as necessary.
    • disclose to your supervising authority.
    • contact OEC to review intended locations to be visited, verify if any restrictions apply, and vet individuals who will be visiting.

    COIC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

    OEC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-2889 or via email at exportcontrolshelp@colorado.edu.

    For more information, please visit the Foreign Visitors section of the Export Controls webpage.

    …anticipate a project that is classified and/or involves controlled unclassified information (CUI), then…
    • disclose the finalized activity in your annual or updated DEPA.
    • update your DEPA within 30 days of a status change as necessary.
    • disclose to your supervising authority.
    • contact the OCG Research Security team regarding classified research.
    • contact the CU Boulder Research Cyber Security Program for CUI research.

    COIC can be contacted by phone at (303) 492-3024 or via email at coi@colorado.edu.

    OCG Research Security can be contacted via email at cufso@colorado.edu.

    CU Boulder Research Cyber Security Program can be contacted via email at scott.maize@colorado.edu.