As an institution of higher education and research, OHSU falls in a protected category for much of our activity under export controls.  However, OHSU is required to confirm that our activity falls within these exemptions.  Most, but not all, activity at OHSU does not have restrictions on publications and there for falls under the Fundamental Research Exemption (FRE) from Export Controls. 

734.8 of the Commerce control regulations define the FRE. This information explains in detail how to apply the FRE to activity at OHSU.

In addition, please refer to Supplement No. 1, Part 734 for a Q&A on how to determine if the Technology being used is controlled.