University of Minnesota
Office of the Vice President for Research
http://www.researchumn.edu
612-625-3394

Office of the Vice President for Research : University of MinnesotaOffice of the Vice President for Research : University of Minnesota


Our units

The Office of the Vice President for Research serves the university's five campuses by advocating for and facilitating the research and scholarly activities of faculty, staff and students through several distinct units.

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Human Research Protection Program

Reviews and monitors research using human subjects and potentially hazardous biological agents.
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IACUC Office

Manages administrative support, inspection and compliance functions for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
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Institutional Biosafety Committee

Reviews research and teaching activities involving recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules, infectious agents, biologically derived toxins, or other potentially hazardous biological agents.
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Research Advancement

Advances interdisciplinary initiatives, guides research infrastructure planning, and directs research policy and review issues.
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Research Compliance

Investigates compliance concerns, oversees research ethics and compliance education and manages compliance programs related to financial controls and the protection of humans and animals in research.
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Sponsored Projects Administration

Supports faculty in seeking, acquiring and managing externally sponsored funding for research, training and public service projects.
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Technology Commercialization 

Protects and licenses university-developed technologies, and nurtures university technologies with startup potential.
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University Economic Development

The front door to the U of M, helping external partners to connect with the resources, services and expertise across the U of M system. 
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