Internal approval is split between Application-stage approval and Contract-stage approval forms:

Application-stage approvals are completed when a researcher is applying for a research grant. They consist of: 

Contract-stage approvals are applicable when a researcher is awarded a research contract from a funder or arising from a commissioned/consultancy/industry-led contract that did not go through an application-stage approval process.

Managing your grant applications and approvals via eRA

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For a visual, step-by-step and interactive PDF guide of how to manage your grant applications and approvals via the eRA System, click here or on the image to the left.