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  • Who should I contact to find out the balance of my grant?

    In the Bar-Net system there is an access "The Researcher Report" to view your active grants, their balance and detailed transactions. For further clarifications, please contact the Research Authority's Budget Department.

    In the Bar-Net system there is an access "The Researcher Report" to view your active grants, their balance and detailed transactions. For further clarifications, please contact the Research Authority's Budget Department.
  • What is the process of reporting a discovery?

    An invention of university employees is considered a Service Invention and the intellectual property of university researchers and employees belongs to the university, according to the university's procedures and according to the patent and invention regulations. The researchers are rewarded for their part in developing the invention in accordance with patent regulations. In accordance with the terms of the various funding bodies, there are cases in which the researchers and the university are obliged to report a discovery to the fund. Therefore, the researchers must fill out a Discovery Notice Form and declare to the Committee of Discoveries about the invention. The Discovery Notice Form is online to simplify the reporting process.

    An invention of university employees is considered a Service Invention and the intellectual property of university researchers and employees belongs to the university, according to the university's procedures and according to the patent and invention regulations. The researchers are rewarded for their part in developing the invention in accordance with patent regulations. In accordance with the terms of the various funding bodies, there are cases in which the researchers and the university are obliged to report a discovery to the fund. Therefore, the researchers must fill out a Discovery Notice Form and declare to the Committee of Discoveries about the invention. The Discovery Notice Form is online to simplify the reporting process.
  • What is my responsibility as a PI researcher?

    The primary responsibility for the scientific and physical management of the project lies with the Principal Investigators (PI). This responsibility includes:

    • Conducting research in an optimal manner;
    • Managing the project within the budget;
    • Reporting to the financing party on any significant change in the state of the enterprise;
    Primary Investigators may delegate ongoing financial management to their administrative staff, but the responsibility for compliance with Bar-Ilan University policy, government regulations, and funding requirements rests with them.

    The primary responsibility for the scientific and physical management of the project lies with the Principal Investigators (PI). This responsibility includes:
    • Conducting research in an optimal manner;
    • Managing the project within the budget;
    • Reporting to the financing party on any significant change in the state of the enterprise;
    Primary Investigators may delegate ongoing financial management to their administrative staff, but the responsibility for compliance with Bar-Ilan University policy, government regulations, and funding requirements rests with them.
  • Who should I contact for graphics, editing or translation services?

    The Research Authority is aware of the importance of precise wording, clear language and correct graphics, and therefore, with the assistance of external consultants, the Research Authority provides proofreading, translation, editing, design, branding and graphics services. We invite you to contact the administration office of the Research Authority for information and assistance with these services.

    The Research Authority is aware of the importance of precise wording, clear language and correct graphics, and therefore, with the assistance of external consultants, the Research Authority provides proofreading, translation, editing, design, branding and graphics services. We invite you to contact the administration office of the Research Authority for information and assistance with these services.
  • How do I make the best use of the research grant funds I have won?

    The optimal management of the grant money varies according to the budgetary management requirements of the financing body. Therefore, we invite Bar-Ilan researchers to contact the Research Authority's budget department staff, who will provide researchers with efficient and professional post award service and help them effectively manage their research funds.

    The optimal management of the grant money varies according to the budgetary management requirements of the financing body. Therefore, we invite Bar-Ilan researchers to contact the Research Authority's budget department staff, who will provide researchers with efficient and professional post award service and help them effectively manage their research funds.
  • Can I submit multiple requests for research grants simultaneously for one specific study?

    Not all funding bodies allow parallel submissions of the same research proposal. Therefore, we invite the researchers at Bar-Ilan to contact the staff of the Research Department's submission department to clarify this issue specifically.

    Not all funding bodies allow parallel submissions of the same research proposal. Therefore, we invite the researchers at Bar-Ilan to contact the staff of the Research Department's submission department to clarify this issue specifically.
  • Where can I find out more about grants from the Chief Scientist?

    The Research Authority manages a rich and diverse database of national and international research grants as well as a list of grants offered by the Chief Scientist. We invite researchers to obtain information about research grants listed on the website or to contact the Research Authority's submissions section.

    The Research Authority manages a rich and diverse database of national and international research grants as well as a list of grants offered by the Chief Scientist. We invite researchers to obtain information about research grants listed on the website or to contact the Research Authority's submissions section.
  • Where can I find out more about EU grants?

    The EU Research and Development Unit maintains direct and ongoing contact with key EU officials and updates all HORIZON 2020 programs. We invite researchers to obtain information about EU research grants on the website or contact the EU R&D team.

    The EU Research and Development Unit maintains direct and ongoing contact with key EU officials and updates all HORIZON 2020 programs. We invite researchers to obtain information about EU research grants on the website or contact the EU R&D team.
  • In what cases is special control or special research permits required?

    Studies requiring special control are studies that:

    • Use of human subjects
    • Use of animals
    • Using recombinant DNA
    • Use of radioactive materials
    • Contain International obligations
    For more information, please visit the "Procedures and Guidelines for Research" page on the Research Authority website. For any question on these issues, please contact Mr. Alon Nussbaum, who is in charge of "Research Compliance" at the Research Authority.  Alon.Nusbaum@biu.ac.il.

    Studies requiring special control are studies that:
    • Use of human subjects
    • Use of animals
    • Using recombinant DNA
    • Use of radioactive materials
    • Contain International obligations
    For more information, please visit the "Procedures and Guidelines for Research" page on the Research Authority website. For any question on these issues, please contact Mr. Alon Nussbaum, who is in charge of "Research Compliance" at the Research Authority.  Alon.Nusbaum@biu.ac.il.
  • I’m a junior researcher at the university. What research funds are available for me?

    The Research Authority has extensive experience in adapting research grants to research areas. We recommend that all Bar-Ilan researchers, especially junior researchers, attend a consultation session at the Research Authority. In this meeting, we will present you with research funds and possible funding bodies, and we will help you develop your research plan for the coming years.

    The Research Authority has extensive experience in adapting research grants to research areas. We recommend that all Bar-Ilan researchers, especially junior researchers, attend a consultation session at the Research Authority. In this meeting, we will present you with research funds and possible funding bodies, and we will help you develop your research plan for the coming years.
  • How do I establish or join a consortium that participates in EU programs?

    The EU Research and Development Unit of the Research Authority will provide you with all the tools needed to participate in the Horizon 2020 programs. This unit has extensive experience in creating consortiums and applications for Horizon 2020 applications.

    The EU Research and Development Unit of the Research Authority will provide you with all the tools needed to participate in the Horizon 2020 programs. This unit has extensive experience in creating consortiums and applications for Horizon 2020 applications.

  • Is a principal investigator authorized to sign a contract in behalf of Bar-Ilan University?

    No. Each grant contract is negotiated and executed between the funding organization and the Research Authority on behalf of Bar-Ilan University. The Research Authority requires the signatures of the principal investigators for approval of the terms of the grant ("Principal Investigator's Agreement to the terms of the research agreement / contract").

    No. Each grant contract is negotiated and executed between the funding organization and the Research Authority on behalf of Bar-Ilan University. The Research Authority requires the signatures of the principal investigators for approval of the terms of the grant ("Principal Investigator's Agreement to the terms of the research agreement / contract").