A Research Consortium will involve four or more universities, institutions, or independent organizations. Combinations of departments, centers, or institutes located at one university do not constitute a Research Consortium for the purposes of this RFP. Each Research Consortium shall be led by a Lead Research Institution, which will enter into a grant agreement on behalf of the Research Consortium, as well as sub-grant agreements with the Consortium members. The Lead Research Institution shall have various responsibilities as outlined in the GoMRI Master Research Agreement (MRA) and as specified by the Research Board, which shall include managing the implementation of research proposals funded under GoMRI. The Research Consortium shall be led by a PI (Director) who is resident at the Lead Research Institution.