The Federal Demonstration Partnership is a cooperative initiative among 10 federal agencies and 217 institutional recipients of federal funds for Phase VII. Our Co-Chairs are Alexandra Albinak from Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Michele Masucci from Temple University. The FDP is a program convened by the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable of the National Academies. Its purpose is to reduce the administrative burdens associated with research grants and contracts. The interaction between FDP’s 450 or so university and federal representatives takes place in FDP’s 3 annual meetings and, more extensively, in the many collaborative working groups and task forces that meet often by conference calls in order to develop specific work products.

The FDP is a unique forum for individuals from universities and nonprofits to work collaboratively with federal agency officials to improve the national research enterprise.



FDP Expanded Clearinghouse

This initiative has been authorized by the Federal Demonstration Partnership to use on-line entity profiles in lieu of subrecipient commitment forms to obtain information needed by pass-through entities when they are issuing subawards or monitoring their subrecipient entities.

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FDP FCOI Clearinghouse

This initiative provides a central location for educational institutions and other entities to document that they are in compliance with the PHS Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) rules and regulations.

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FDP Committees

The committee structure provides the core ability for the FDP to do its work. All projects and initiatives are created and performed within specific committees, subcommittees or working groups.

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Get the basics on the different types of FDP Demonstrations and how they work.

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Subawards Webinar

January 28, 2021

The Subawards team held a training webinar on the FDP Subaward Templates. Please see the video description for the time stamps of the different sections.

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January 2021 Virtual Meeting

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Presentations & Videos

Phase VII New Member Onboarding Webinars

Two webinars were held to welcome Phase VII new members and provide some background on the FDP and how members can get involved.

Faculty Workload Survey Report Published

The primary report from the 2018 Faculty Workload Survey has been published. This report will be followed up by some supplemental materials. 

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FDP Federal Panel on Foreign Influence

The webinar on Foreign Influence in Research was held on August 26th. See the links to the recording and presentations

Session Recording
Written Summary
Jim Luther
Dr. Rebecca Keiser
Jean Feldman
Michelle Bulls