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Our Mission

The Vice President for Research and Economic Development advances the research enterprise at UB. Its many offices provide a supportive infrastructure for scholarship and creative actitivities, as well as advocating on behalf of researchers.

Supporting Scholarly Excellence

  • New project indentification
  • Funding opportunities
  • Proposal development, review and submission
  • Partnership with investigators and agencies to present fundable research
  • Management of research awards for the life of the project

Creating Collaborations

  • Shared equipment and facilties
  • Strategic partnerships with institutions and investigators
  • Results, expertise and stories communicated to multiple audiences

Ensuring Compliance in a Regulatory Environment

  • Up-to-date policies from sponsoring agencies
  • Federal regulations and university guidelines
  • Forms for maintaining research compliance

Contributing to Job Growth and a Diversified Economy

  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Assistance with technology transfer
  • Launch of start-ups
  • Innovation for business growth
  • Regional attraction of knowledge / creative workers