small logoPolicy #11 - Conflict of Interest


IPP RS shall not engage in contract work with any company or institution that could be construed as conflict of interest.


  • A company controlled by a RS or his/her family, or in which they have an interest, shall not enter into contract with an IPP project for supply of materials or services without prior disclosure to the Director.
  • Where an IPP RS is responsible for specifying or approving materials or services purchased by an IPP project, he/she shall not have any financial interest or personal gain, direct or indirect, in the transaction.
  • IPP RS are required to follow the Conflict of Interest guidelines of both NSERC and their host university.