It is possible for a billing agreement to be issued from a non-sponsored source of funds under similar circumstances as sponsored billing agreements but with variations in the process based on the specific circumstances. Contact the SPA SRA assigned to your department for more information on non-sponsored billing agreements.
If it is determined that your activity requires an export license, yourExport Control Administrator will work with you to submit a license request to the appropriate regulatory body on your behalf. It is important to note that obtaining an export license from the Commerce Department usually takes 30 days; a license from the State Department can take several months; and a license from the Treasury Department can take 3-6 months. Although there is no guarantee that a license will be granted, all three regulatory licenses have granted licenses... Read more about How do I apply for an export license?
Work with your Export Control Administrator to make this determination. Determining whether an export is subject to a licensing requirement is a complicated process that necessarily involves a full understanding of the item. Whether something is controlled for export is not intuitive. License requirements are dependent upon an item’s technical characteristics, the destination, the end use, and the end user.
Because the grantee institution will reimburse the non-grantee institution for both salary and fringe, fringe for the individual should be budgeted using the non-grantee institution’s rate. For example, if an individual whose primary appointment is at BWH is...
A billing agreement does not flow down any of the terms of the prime award to the non-grantee institution; it is simply a mechanism whereby the grantee institution can reimburse the non-grantee institution for the salary and fringe of certain project personnel....
Any item that is sent from the United States to a foreign destination is an export. “Items” include commodities, software, technology, and information. How an item is transported outside of the U.S. does not matter. Some examples of exports include:
Items sent by regular mail or hand-carried on an airplane
Design plans, blue prints, schematics sent via fax to a foreign destination
Software uploaded or downloaded from an internet site
Technology transmitted via e-mail or during a telephone conversation....