Office of Sponsored Programs
The Ohio State University

Monitoring and Follow-up by Principal Investigator

The principal investigator is responsible for closely monitoring the work of the subcontract to be certain that it is being performed in accordance with the subcontract’s requirements. These requirements include but are not limited to the time period of performance, method of delivery or performance, quality assurance standards, property, and property reporting requirements.

The principal investigator is also responsible for making certain that the work is completed within the period specified in the contract and for authorizing payment of the subcontractor’s invoices based on satisfactory performance of the effort. The principal investigator should not authorize payment if the work is not satisfactory.

The investigator should notify the sponsored program officer if there is any potential delay or breach in the terms and conditions of the subcontract.