SPO Policies & Procedures

Policy Manual


The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Sponsored Projects Office Policy Manual outlines the basic policies to conduct sponsored research. At LBNL, sponsored research is conducted consistent with the Work for Others (WFO) and other Technology Transfer orders and policies established by the DOE for national laboratories in conjunction with the Government's Agreement DE-AC02-05CH11231 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of California. The University of California's Contracts and Grants Policies have also been incorporated as applicable. These policies are for the use of Sponsored Projects Contracts Officers.


I. Work for Others Policies


  1. Work for Others Overview 03/25/2011
  2. WFO Federal Sponsors (Except NIH) 04/26/2010
  3. National Institutes of Health (NIH)- Specific Guidance
  4. WFO Non-Federal Sponsors 07/28/2009
  5. WFO Procedures - Amendments and Continuations Policies
  6. WFO Fellowships


II. Other DOE Management and Operating (M&O) Contractor Funding


  1. M&O Overview
  2. Other DOE Management and Operating (M&O) Contractor Sponsors


III. User Agreements



IV. Gifts



V. Cooperative Research & Development Agreements (CRADA)


  1. Cooperative Research & Development Agreements (CRADA) Overview
  2. Cooperative Research & Development Policy 10/23/2009


VI. Institutional Supporting Research and Development Program