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Request Support (SPARCRequest)

What is this resource?

SPARCRequest (Services, Pricing, & Application for Research Centers) is a web-based research transaction management system that was created at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). SPARCRequest provides a central portal for researchers and their study teams to browse for research services and resources as well as submit service and pricing requests.

SPARCRequest features include:

  • Order services from various CTSI-CN modules/cores

  •  Create budgets for studies/projects

  • Manage active studies/projects within the user Dashboard

  • Track research activity for services provided by CTSI-CN Cores

  • Fulfill service requests in real-time

  • Communicate directly with your service providers

  • Generate various reports for study teams

PLEASE NOTE: The SPARCRequest system is best viewed in the most up-to-date versions of the follwoing web browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari. If you encounter any issues or have any questions please see the "Who Should I Contact for More Information" section below.

.Who can use this resource?

All Children’s National Health System and The George Washington University research faculty and staff can utilize SPARCRequest. This includes investigators, research nurses/coordinators, research assistants, etc.

How much does access to this resource cost?

Use of SPARCRequest is offered at no cost. However, services within SPARCRequest are offered at reasonable cost. To see the cost of specific CTSI-CN resources/services, please visit SPARC Request.

How do I access this resource?

To request access to SPARCRequest please visit SPARC Request.

Who should I contact for more information?

Please contact the CTSI-CN SPARCRequest administrator at sparcrequest@childrensnational.org if you should have any questions or need assistance with your request.

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