The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s research process allows you to prepare all research and sponsored project applications (both initial applications and progress reports), in InfoEd. From there, your application is routed for approval to the necessary departments, faculty, and personnel. We also provide detailed information about preparing your application.
How to Submit Research and Sponsored Project Applications: Procedure Guidelines
Use the Grants and Contract Office’s Application Submission Checklist, Instructions, and Application Information page to assist you with the process and to ensure you don't miss any steps. These guidelines incorporate relevant technical, administrative, budgetary, and compliance policies and procedures that you will need to follow to secure approval.
If this is an industry-sponsored project, please note that while you prepare your online application, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners (MSIP) can negotiate and review your basic science/pre-clinical/translational research agreement, while Financial Administration of Clinical Trials Services can negotiate and review your clinical trial.
Timelines for Submitting Research and Sponsored Project Applications
To help ensure a successful submission, we recommend that you create a timeline including the deadlines of the extramural funding agency and the offices and departments that review and approve your application.
1. Extramural Funding Agency
This date is the starting point for determining the Medical School and departmental deadlines.
2. Grants and Contracts Office (GCO)
The GCO must receive your complete/final proposal by the deadlines below. Remember that the GCO reviews proposals following approval by the relevant department/s. You can doublecheck your submission process using the GCO’s Application Submission Checklist Instructions.
- Medical School Sponsored Projects: One business day
- Federal Non-Competitive Applications: Two business days prior to agency deadline
- Federal Competitive Grant and Contract Applications: Five business days prior to agency deadline (by 11 am)
- All other sponsored project applications: One business day prior to agency deadline
Check with the appropriate administrator for the department's deadline policy.
Tools and Resources
There are many tools and resources available to assist you with your sponsored project application: