In fiscal year 2016, total research and development (R&D) at
UB and affiliated institutions was $390 million, an increase that
reflects the university growing global presence.
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The Office of Sponsored Projects Services (SPS) helps develop
your proposals. We review and submit sponsored funding proposals on
behalf of the university. The Office of Research Advancement (ORA)
also can assist in writing and preparing your proposals. Both can
help ensure that your proposal is compliant and on time.
When developing a grant proposal, it's helpful to have a clear
idea of your research goals, to understand what types of funding
opportunities might exist and whether you are eligible to apply for
The approval process is necessary to ensure that
applications are complete and accurately represent you and the
university. Your department and school leadership must approve a
proposal before SPS can submit it to a sponsoring agency.