Disclosures will be reviewed to determine if the financial interests or relationships with an outside entity are significant enough to create an opportunity for, or the perception of, potential bias.
Financial interests or relationships that could have potential negative impacts would be deemed to have a direct and significant effect on the research. Such conflicts of interest may need to be eliminated or managed.
The conflict of interest management plan is an instrument through which Clemson University seeks to eliminate, reduce or otherwise manage conflicts of interest or conflicts of commitment.
Key elements of the management plan include: