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eBridge Research Management Application

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.
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New Features with eBridge Upgrade

With a new framework upgrade 10.0.3 applied to the eBridge system on Dec 17, 2022, new functionality and features are available.

View the eBridge Upgrade Guide (PDF) to learn more.

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Research Systems Drop-in Sessions

The Office of Research invites you to join us for Research Systems Monthly Drop-in Sessions on Webex.

Get the latest news and stay up-to-date! Every second Wednesday of the month from 12-1 p.m., find out what is new in Florence eBinders™, OnCore™, Study Payments™, iLab Solutions, and eBridge.

Bring your questions! Find out how MCW’s Research Systems can make your work-life easier.

No RSVP needed – Add your calendar today! 

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.
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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.
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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.
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Human Research Applications

Human Research Applications

Use the Human Module to create, submit, and track new IRB protocols (PRO), amendments (AME), continuing progress reports (CPR) , and reportable events (RE), all which must be entered in eBridge.
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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.
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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.