Funding/Donar Agencies

The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization seeks to enhance the environment for all research and scholarships by:


  • Supporting the university’s strategic research directions and policies
  • Increasing and diversifying external research funding
  • Improving recruitment and retention of top faculty
  • Improving integration of research and education at all levels of the university
  • Improving translation of research into the public benefit
  • Strengthening university-industry relationships
  • Promoting entrepreneurship, technology-transfer and commercialization activities that energize and support the local and national economy
  • Promoting and enhancing crosscutting and multi-disciplinary research initiatives