Export Control Research Worksheet Questions

  1. Does your proposed project involve receipt or generation of classified information?
  2. In your project, will you share, ship, transmit, transfer or otherwise access, or travel outside the U.S. with MSU-developed, non-commercial encryption software in source code or object code form, either stand- alone or embedded in other code?
  3. Do you know or have any reason to believe that your project will support the design, development, production, stockpiling, detection, or use of a nuclear explosive device, chemical or biological weapon, or missile?
  4. Does any aspect of your project potentially involve commerce with, travel to, or shipment or payment to or from Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria?
  5. Will your project utilize a non-consumer global positioning system (GPS technology) outside of the United States, either for personal travel or as project equipment?
  6. Is the primary purpose of your project anything OTHER than fundamental research? If so, what?
  7. Are you aware of any provision in your RFP or BAA imposing publication restrictions beyond a brief review (up to 90 days) for patent protection and/or to prevent inadvertent release of non-MSU confidential or proprietary information?
  8. Will any part of your project be performed at a non-US academic site (i.e., at a site that is neither an MSU site in the United States nor another university site located within the United States)?
  9. Will there be project participants who are not employees or students at a university campus located in the United States?
  10. As part of your project, are you or MSU being asked to sign a non-disclosure or other confidentiality agreement regarding any MSU or non-MSU item, information, data or software?
  11. Did the funding for your project originate or flow through a foreign government or foreign governmental agency? If yes, please specify.
  12. Does your project require the delivery of a prototype or research samples to the sponsor or another non-MSU party?
  13. Is any article to be received for, used, or developed in your project a defense article on the ITAR’s U.S. Munitions List? [ If you need assistance, please call 432-4499.]
  14. Is any information or software to be received for, used, or developed in your project technical data on the ITAR’s U.S. Munitions List?
  15. Is any ITAR-controlled project article, data or technology (i) unpublished, (ii) unpatented, and (iii) not previously available via the Web to all members of the public, free of charge, where MSU neither has knowledge nor excersises control over who visits the Website or downloads the information? If “YES,” please specify.
  16. Did you, in your project proposal, explicitly discuss military applications of your project?
  17. Does your project deal with an article, data or technology on the EAR Commerce Control List?
  18. In your project, are you receiving, shipping, or transferring items, technology, software, or information on the EAR Commerce Control List? [If you need assistance, please call 432-4499.]
  19. Is any EAR-controlled article, data, or technology used in the project that is (i) unpublished, (ii) unpatented, and (iii) not previously available via the Web to all members of the public, free of charge, where MSU neither has knowledge nor exercises control over who visits the Website or downloads the information. If “YES,” please specify