Technology Control Plans

What is a Technology Control Plan (TCP)?

A TCP is a document that describes the security plan in situations where there is export controlled information and/or items. TCPs are created by the Office of Research Compliance, endorsed by the Vice President for Research and signed by all involved parties.

When May a Technology Plan be Required?

A TCP is required for all research work involving an ITAR or EAR export issue or any other restrictions (publication, foreign national restrictions) that remove the work from the Fundamental Research Exclusion.

What is Included in a Technology Control Plan?

The TCP includes: (as appropriate)

Physical and information security plan

Personnel screening procedures

Process for carrying out the research in a controlled environment

Document compliance with the contract terms and conditions

RF project number and title, PI name, department/laboratory, location (laboratory/building), sponsor, plan purposes, description of plan for protection of technology

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