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Faculty & Staff Research Resources

As New Jersey’s premier public research university, Rutgers offers a wealth of resources to help you in your work, from preparing proposals to finding funding to managing the award.

More than $350 Million

That's how much Rutgers University–New Brunswick attracted in externally sponsored research grants and contracts in fiscal year 2012, accounting for 91 percent of sponsored research at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

Enterprising Innovation

Discoveries are made every day. The next challenge: commercializing those new technologies and products. Whether you need to obtain a patent, form a business, or garner corporate or government sponsors for further research, Rutgers Office of Technology Commercialization offers university faculty assistance with marketing its research. Learn more.

The source for essential information that supports and enriches the instructional, research, and public service missions of the university. With 22 libraries, centers, and reading rooms on the New Brunswick Campus alone, Rutgers University Libraries is one of the largest university research library systems in the nation. In addition, membership in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation means the Rutgers community enjoys benefits that include borrowing privileges at other member schools.

Identify and develop strategies for obtaining external grants and awards. The office also offers internal funds to seed new research projects and supports scholarly activities.

Get help submitting electronic proposals and complying with proposal requirements, such as approvals of research protocols involving animals or human subjects.

Find support for developing research proposals and make use of a variety of resources, including proposal-writing seminars, hosting for visitors from federal agencies, and coordination of large team awards.

Connect with your peers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions. The office offers mentoring, networking, lectures, and workshops to help women advance their careers in the sciences. RU FAIR ADVANCE is a National Science Foundation grant-funded program that the office administers.

Build a partnership with the Corporate and Foundation Relations Department to create connections to corporate, foundation, and other funding sources. Get help writing grants and take advantage of networking opportunities with potential research supporters.

Take advantage of a variety of business services for researchers, including business startups, invention development, intellectual property, patents, and material transfer agreements. This office also helps market technology innovations to potential licensees and corporations seeking to sponsor projects.

Connect with industry and get assistance with moving your research innovations into the marketplace through entrepreneurial workshops.

Advanced research often requires high-tech equipment. Get assistance regarding Rutgers technology resources, such as statistical software, high-performance computing, and videoconferencing.

Ensure research health and safety responsibilities with assistance in federal health and safety training and guidance, hazardous-waste management, radiation protection, biosafety services, and air quality testing.