Research Support Services

Research, Project Development and Technology Transfer Directorate (RPDTTD) provides support for university-business collaborations; administers externally supported research projects; facilitates commercialization of research outcomes; and meets the needs of researchers for issues like patents, new ventures and technology transfer. RPDTTD provides support across the entire life-cycle of the sponsored projects of academics.

Services for faculty members in the pre-grant process:

  • Identification of potential funding sources
  • Review and assistance during the preparation of proposals
  • Preparation of groundwork for negotiation with sponsors, support for preparation/evaluation of contracts/protocols

Services for faculty members in the post-grant process:

  • Support for accurate accounting of income and expenditures, tracking of project budgets
  • Completion and submission of financial reports required by sponsors
  • Assistance as required by researchers, during negotiations and the completion phase