Other electronics

Last updated: 09/06/2018 - 4:07pm

Other Electronics

Qualifications

On eligible projects, for other electronics (such as GPS and cameras) to qualify for a CAS exception both of the following statements must be true:

  • The scope of work/research makes these items necessary to complete the research. 
  • These items will be used exclusively for this project. 

If only one of these statements is true, then the expenditure does not qualify for a CAS exception.

If both of these statements are true, then a CAS exception may be allowable.

budget justification

The budget justification must include all of the following:

  • An explanation as to what role these electronic items will have in the project that makes them necessary to complete the scope of work.
  • A detailed justification as to how many items will be needed, how many people will use them and for what purpose.
  • An explanation as to how the PI or research team will track the usage of the GPS, camera or other electronics to ensure they are not used for other activities.
  • Any additional information that would strengthen the budget justification and further explain the unusual need or unlike circumstances for the GPS, camera or other electronics.

 

Return to CAS Guidance start

Was this page useful?