The upper section of the record holds data fields that define various attributes of the record. Many of these fields default from values found in either a Proposal Log or Institute Proposal record.


1. Negotiation Status:  The status field designates the disposition of the Negotiation during its lifecycle.

  • Not Funded:  Selected when the corresponding proposal has been Not Funded by sponsor
  • Fully Executed:  Indicates that the agreement for this Negotiation has been signed by both parties and is available for Award
  • Void:  Voids Negotiation record when created in error
  • Negotiation-Pending:  Designates current processing through SPS Contracting
  • Prior Approval-Pending:  Designates current processing through SPS Post-Award

2. Negotiator:  The person assigned as the Negotiator is responsible for the processing of this record.  This could either be the SPS Contract Analyst or the SPS Post-Award Manager

3. Agreement Type:  Designated the applicable agreement category.

4. Proposal Information:  The fields in this section display identifying information for this Negotiation or represent the corresponding IP record when applicable.

  • PI:  Investigator responsible for this Negotiation
  • Sponsor:  External entity this Negotiation corresponds
  • Prime Sponsor:  Prime Sponsor if applicable
  • Lead Unit:  Purdue department responsible for this Negotiation
  • Title:  Title of Negotiation

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