Intent to Submit: Quick Reference Guide

What is Intent to Submit (I2S) and how can it help me?

I2S is Duke's required process to connect researchers with offices and people that can support them during proposal development and submission.  This process is in place so that researchers can more easily understand and meet requirements and internal deadlines, and learn of helpful resources and services.

How do I start the Intent to Submit (I2S) process?

  1. PIs or someone acting on their behalf should log-in to myRESEARCHhome
  2. Select the "Submit a Request" dropdown menu
  3. Select "Intent to Submit"
  4. Fill out the form

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Additional I2S Guidance for Research Administrators and Investigators

Below is a series of Quick Reference Guides to assist with the Intent to Submit (I2S) process. This process is required for new and competing externally sponsored research activities at Duke, and must be initiated at least 15 business days before you plan to submit the proposal.  View more information about the process and timelines

Questions about the I2S process can be directed to