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Final Invention Statement

Form Number

HHS 568  


The Final Invention Statement is one of three reports required as part of the closeout process for the end of an award. It must be submitted within 120 calendar days of the project period end date of all awards that support research. The Statement must include all inventions which were conceived or first actually reduced to practice during the course of work under the grant or award, from the original effective date of support through the date of completion or termination.

Recipient must submit a Final Invention Statement and Certification (HHS 568), whether or not the funded project results in any subject inventions, and whether or not inventions were previously reported.

How to Access

Must use eRA Commons to prepare and submit the Final Invention Statement (HHS 568). Although a principal investigator can create the Final Invention Statement, only a signing official can submit it to the agency.


Final Invention Statement form pdf
Final Invention Statement form and instructions
Final Invention Statement form and instructions

Additional Information
Updated Date
March 2020