Research Services

Division of Sponsored Programs

The Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) facilitates UF approval for all extramural proposal submissions, accepts and administers grant awards, and negotiates contracts and other research-related agreements on the behalf of the University of Florida.

Division of Research Compliance & Global Support

The Division of Research Compliance & Global Support assists faculty, staff and students conduct research in compliance with applicable research regulatory requirements and institutional policies. DRC’s goal is to promote compliance while facilitating research.

Division of Research Program Development

The Division of Research Program Development (DRPD) identifies funding opportunities for faculty, manages internal funding programs, coordinates UF applicant selection for limited submission programs, and helps plan and coordinate large, interdisciplinary research initiatives.

Office of Technology Licensing

The Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) works with UF employee inventors with potentially patentable or copyrightable technologies and facilitates the transfer of technologies created to the commercial sector for public benefit. They are dedicated to help employees who feel they have something new and useful and that is potentially patentable or copyrightable.

Business Operations

Business Operations within the Office of Research include the Business Office, Information Services and Personnel and Administrative Services.

Research Communications

The Office of Research Communications promotes University of Florida research and graduate education to both internal and external audiences through such vehicles as the Explore research magazine. The office also provides editorial and graphic design services to other research units.