Research Development Services

Support Infrastructure

  • Weekly funding alerts for distribution to campus. (Sign up here:
  • Customized strategy sessions with faculty to start, revitalize or diversify funding streams. (contact us for a strategy session here:
  • Identify major funding opportunities; build teams and cultivate strategies for success.
  • Four different faculty incentive funding programs. (Details on the four programs here:
  • Administer limited submissions process to identify university nominees for limited solicitations.
  • Proposal library of funded submissions (multiple agencies & mechanisms, & foundations)
  • Host workshops and seminars on programs (ex: NSF STC) of high interest and demand.
  • Prepare faculty for site visits·        
  • Catalyze formation and development of cross-campus research initiatives
    • Community of interest development.
    • Funding strategies and external partners.
    • Visibility, communications & impact.
    • Business plans and paths to financial independence.
  • Host a suite of proposal development manager resources.
  • Provide ad-hoc graphics and editing resources for submissions

Outreach & Engagement

  • Facilitate visits from federal agencies and the private sector to UMD
  • Arrange briefings and meetings for faculty with program officers and private sector officials
  • Manage campus-wide strategic partnerships, including:
    • NASA Goddard,
    • National Institute of Standards & Technology
    • Smithsonian Institute,
    • Army Research Lab,
    • Lockheed Martin,
    • Leidos
    • MedImmune


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Division of Research
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1541
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