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