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Sponsored Research and Programs

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs are working remotely, but staff remain available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The best way to contact us is via email at

OSRP Services

OSRP provides comprehensive services for IIT faculty and staff on the preparation, review, approval, management, non-financial reporting requirements, and close out procedures of research and other sponsored project proposals. Our services extend to providing oversight for the pre-administration of awards for grants, contracts and other sponsored-related award instruments for federal and non-federal projects, including industry agreements.
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Research Resources during COVID-19

As the University continues to monitor the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to provide you with some guidelines regarding your research programs during this time

National Science Foundation – Proposal and Award Polices Preparation Guide

Significant Changes effective for proposals submitted or due after June 1, 2020

FastLane and will be unavailable from 11/8 to 11/12

Please be advised that Fastlane and will be unavailable from Friday, November 8 at 8:00 pm EST until Tuesday, November 12 at 6:00 am EST.

Please note that any proposals, reports, supplements or modifications which are due between November 8 and November 13 must be completed and ready for submission no later than November 6th.

New "All About Grants" Podcast on Letters of Support

In this next installment of the NIH’s All About Grants podcast series, Cathleen Cooper, Ph.D., who directs the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review’s Division of Receipt and Referral, joins us to talk all about letters of support. Hear what information should be included in these letters, what should not, how they differ from other letters submitted as part of an application, and more. Continue reading 

NIH Policies on Other Support, Financial Conflicts of Interest and Foreign Components

Reminders of NIH Policies (NOT-OD-19-114) on Other Support and on Policies related to Financial Conflicts of Interest and Foreign Components.

National Science Foundation - Dear Colleague Letter: Research Protection (NSF 19-200)

Dr. France Córdova writes about a sensitive and important challenge in her "Dear Colleague" letter that affects our entire science and engineering community. As you know, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is dedicated to maintaining a vibrant and diverse research community that thrives on the values of openness, transparency, and merit-based competition.

EPSCoR Research Infrastructrue Improvement Program Track-1

The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. 

News Archive

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IIT Research Day

IIT Research Day is held annually during the spring semester. This campuswide event is held by the Office of Research and is open to students in all disciplines. For more details, click here.