University of Southern California


Export Control – Awards Section

It is the responsibility of the PI to identify any items, technology, or activities that might implicate federal export control regulation.  USC’s policy on International Collaborations and Export Controls can be viewed at  For more information about research and export controls, please see the Office of Culture, Ethics and Compliance website at

Will there be any international travel undertaken as part of this research?*

Will the research result in the export of information, equipment, materials, software or technology to another country?*

Has the sponsor indicated that it will require prior approval on publications, that the project will be export controlled, or that it will restrict the participation of foreign nationals?*

Does the research involve encryption, military (ITAR) and/or space technology (e.g. satellites, explosives, military training, military vessels, vessels, and equipment)?*

Does the proposed research involve access to export-controlled information or technology such as government or third party confidential information identified as export restricted?*