eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM)

eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM) is used to electronically:

  • Create, route, and approve Proposal Approval Forms (PAF) to submit funding proposals to external sponsors, including
  • Route an unfunded agreement (UFA) for processing (e.g., Non-Disclosure Agreement, Material Transfer Agreement, etc.)
  • Create and route Clinical Trial Routing Forms (CTRF)
  • Create, route, and approve Awards (AWD)

Contact your Research Unit Liaison with questions about when to use eRPM or unit business policies/requirements.

Visit Training for courses you can attend.

Refer to Reference Materials for step-by-step instructions, job-aids, and support documentation on using eRPM.

See the Release Notes to find out what's new in eRPM.

eRPM is developed under the leadership of the U-M Office of Research (UMOR), Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP), Research Administration Advisory Council (RAAC), and Information and Technology Services (ITS), with input from faculty and staff from all three U-M campuses.