2112 - Procurement of Goods & Services and Negotiation of Sub Awards

Document purpose

To establish responsibility for the procurement of goods and services with sponsored project funds.


December 1986


February 2018


June 2023

Responsible Office

Research Services


Research Services

The Policy

  1. Goods and services funded by sponsored projects shall be acquired in accordance with established University policy as set forth in Section 2300 of the Financial Policy Manual, the Sponsored Projects Handbook, and any additional restrictions imposed by the sponsor.

  2. Research Services, the Office of Clinical Research, and Penn Center for Innovation, in consultation with other University Offices as appropriate, are responsible for the negotiation, preparation and administration of sub awards where a material portion of the scope of work or supported activity is to be accomplished by another institution or organization.

The source of this document is Research Services.