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.
Research Integrity assists faculty, staff and students conduct research in compliance with applicable research regulatory requirements and institutional policies. DRI’s goal is to promote compliance while facilitating research.
Strategic Research Development (SRD) 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.
Contracts & Grants provides exceptional research support services while protecting the University’s interests in the most efficient and responsible manner possible.
The Division of Research Operations & Services (DROS) mission is to facilitate research within applicable regulatory requirements. DROS collaborates with our faculty, staff, students, and other units around campus to not only ensure compliance but to also streamline/simplify required processes and improve efficiency.
UF Innovate supports an innovation ecosystem at UF that moves research discoveries from the laboratory to the market, fostering a resilient economy and making the world a better place.
Business Operations within the Office of Research include the Business Office, Information Services and Personnel and Administrative Services.
Creating new knowledge and enhancing skills for improvement is what drives excellence, just one of our six UF Core Values in action.
UF 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.