Significant Financial Interests (SFIs) refer to any of the following received in the past 12 months from non-UH entities, including:

  1. Remuneration from any entity: value in excess of $5,000, aggregated per entity;
  2. Equity interests (e.g., stock)
    • For publicly traded entities: value in excess of $5,000, aggregated per entity,
    • For non-publicly traded entities: ANY value
  3. Intellectual Property: royalties/income from intellectual property (e.g., patents, copyrights or trademarks) not partially licensed to and/or owned by UH
  4. PHS-funded Investigators ONLY – Sponsored travel:
    • Reimbursement or sponsorship for travel paid by a non-UH entity; and
    • Total travel costs in excess of $5,000, aggregated per entity