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Cayuse LogoCayuse Research Suite—
Cayuse SP provides for the electronic routing and approval of sponsored program proposals and documents. In addition, proposals developed in Cayuse 424 can be linked to a Cayuse SP form for routing and approvals prior to submission. More Cayuse information, training, and guides.

CITI ProgramThe Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program allows UT Knoxville affiliated researchers the opportunity to participate in online research ethics education.

The CITI program is comprised of various learning modules: IRB, RCR, Conflicts of Interest, and Export Control. Find more information in on the available CITI training.

DMPTool logoThe DMPTool guides you through the process of creating a data management plan to meet funder requirements. It is free and provides links to funder information, suggested answers, and data management resources specific to UT researchers.

View the Libraries’ Data Management Guide. For more information or for help using the DMPTool, please contact Chris Eaker, Data Curation Librarian, at 865-974-4404 or

Foundation Directory OnlineThe Foundation Directory Online allows faculty members to complete self-directed searches of private foundations.

For more information on corporate and foundation relations visit the Office of Corporate and Foundation Engagement.


iMedRIS is a web-based system that enables online application submission, real-time submission tracking, review, post-approval compliance activities, and data management.

iMedRIS training information.

Pivot LogoPivot provides researchers, administrators, and research development professionals with valuable information about grant opportunities and award recipients.

Learn more about Pivot.



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