• Office of Research & Economic Development

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  • Office of Research & Economic Development

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FIU_library-fish-eyeThe mission of the Office of Research and Economic Development is to provide leadership in research administration, support the endeavors of the University’s research community, and ensure the responsible stewardship of research activities. The Office of Research and Economic Development accomplishes its mission by minimizing the impediments to research activity, promoting research conduct that meets the highest standards of ethical integrity, and ensuring that research activity is compliant with all local, state, and federal regulations.

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The Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) is comprised of various units, which serve the progressive needs of FIU’s research community. The Researcher’s Timeline outlines typical milestones in the funding process, from early conceptualization of the project to the closeout of the project, and shows which group within ORED specializes in each area. You may also find more detailed information in the 2022-2023 ORED Guide to Faculty New to FIU. If you are not sure which office to contact, please call 305-348-2494.


Updates to the Electronic Proposal Routing Approval Form (ePRAF): Community-Engaged Research – CenR and Requirements for Safe and Inclusive Working Environments for off-campus or off-site research (January 30, 2023…read more)

Effective January 30, 2023, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will require institutions to certify at the time of proposal submission that a project-specific plan is in place for each NSF project to address safe and inclusive working environments when engaging in any off-campus or off-site research activities. (January 27, 2023…read more)

Changes to the NSF’s Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that will go into effect for proposals submitted or due on or after January 30, 2023. (November 7, 2022…read more)

An updated Award Action Report of Conflict of Interests of Employees Engaged in Sponsored Research Activities Form has been uploaded into DocuSign and is available for use effective immediately. (November 2, 2022…read more)