Disagreements and/or disputes that cannot be resolved with the facility manager will be directed to the NDIIF Senior Assistant Director and/or the NDIIF Director and NDR Assistant Vice President for Research to identify a mutually agreeable solution resolution. In the event that intellectual property is involved; respective technology transfer managers will be included in the process.
If a resolution has not been reached within one month of the initial complaint, the Core Facility Advisory Committee will be convened to make a final ruling. If the solution is not satisfactory the decision will be made at the university level. In this case, all facility projects that include the involved investigators will be suspended until the dispute is resolved.