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MCW eBridge Research Management Application

eBridge is MCW's web based application for complete research management.

About eBridge

eBridge is MCW's premier web-based research management application that is used to create, submit, track, report and archive research applications, funding applications and researcher training.

Get eBridge Support

  • Register for eBridge

    For access to the eBridge system, complete the registration form. Once your account is created, you will receive an email with your login information.

    Register for eBridge
  • eBridge Training

    Research Systems Training provides a variety of training options for research personnel.

    View eBridge Training
  • Contact Help Desk

    The MCW eBridge Help Desk provides technical knowledge, services, and solutions to support technology needs.

    Contact eBridge Help Desk
  • Research Systems Drop-In Sessions

    Join us every second Wednesday of the month from 12-1 p.m. Bring your questions and get the latest news on MCW research system applications! No RSVP needed.

    Add to Calendar

eBridge Modules

Animal Use Applications

Animal Use Applications

Use the Animal Use Module to submit, track, report and archive animal research protocols, applications, and renewals. Under this module, eBridge tracks and communicates submission states and required actions on behalf of the IACUC, as well as renewal due date notification.
View Frequently Asked Animal Use Questions
Biosafety Applications

Biosafety Applications

Use the Biosafety Module to submit review requests for the use of biologicals. Institutional Biosafety Committee decisions and notifications are sent electronically.
View Frequently Asked Biosafety Questions
Funding Proposals

Funding Proposals

Use the Funding Module to create, submit, and track all MCW-submitted funding proposals. eBridge is integrated with Oracle for post-award account administration. Users can also create budgets with institutional templates and receive automatic email notifications from the Grants and Contracts Office (GCO) or sponsors.
View Frequently Asked Funding Questions
Human Research Applications

Human Research Applications

Use the Human Module to create, submit, and track new IRB projects (PRO), amendments (AME), continuing progress reports (CPR) , and reportable events (RE), all which must be entered in eBridge.
View Frequently Asked Human Research Questions
Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Your Researcher Profile is your central repository for training records, including training related to Animal Submissions, Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research, CITI training, and safety training. eBridge sends automatic reminder emails when date sensitive training is about to expire.
View Frequently Asked Researcher Profile Questions

eBridge Upcoming Maintenance & Patches

Weekly Maintenance

  • Most Wednesdays - 8 p.m. to Midnight (CST)
  • Every Friday - 8 p.m. to Midnight (CST)

Upcoming Planned Production Patches

eBridge Compliance

Institutional, federal, state, and local regulatory requirements are implemented into eBridge by Research Systems in partnership with the (GCO) Grants and Contracts Office, the MCW/Froedtert Hospital IRB Office, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Office, and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Office at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

MCW has certified to the Food & Drug Administration that the institution is compliant with 21CFR Part 11, Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures.