Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI)

Instructions for institutional users to use the FCOI module in eRA Commons to report any identified financial conflict of interest among their investigators.

The FCOI module allows institutional users to manage the Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) reporting process for their particular institution by reporting the existence of any identified FCOI to the granting agency as required by the federal grant and cooperative agreement regulation (42 CFR Part 50 Subpart F).

Basic Tasks (step-by-step instructions from the online help)*

* You must be logged into eRA Commons with appropriate role(s) to complete these activities. 

Main Screenshot

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To access the FCOI module:

  1. Log into Commons.
  2. Select FCOI from the apps icon drop-down menu in the upper left corner of the window.

 Figure 1: Accessing FCOI from the apps icon drop-down menu

Figure 1: Accessing FCOI from the apps icon drop-down menu


FCOI Initiate a New Report screen

Figure 2: FCOI Initiate a New Report screen

Additional Resources

Policy Link