How will OE affect award set-up?

Ideally, the OE initiative will streamline award set-up by establishing a single owner for the process. Though substantial improvements have been made recently, the process has been challenged by having multiple organizations taking part. Contracts & Grants, EMF, the department, and a possible Cluster must all be aligned to ensure a simple and effective award set-up process. Because of the complexities of working out a solution, the group working on this has all the key players working on it together.