Office of Sponsored Programs

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The Office of Sponsored Programs is charged with assisting faculty, staff, and students in their efforts to promote and secure sponsored research funding. The office reviews, negotiates, endorses, and provides administrative oversight related to proposals and awards in accordance with all applicable laws, policies and regulations. The Vice Chancellor for Sponsored Programs and Research Operations serves as the designated university officer empowered for all sponsored research activities.

Funding Opportunities

Grants Development connects researchers to funding information, both public and private, and regularly publishes competitive opportunities coordinated within the University.

PERIS (Pitt Electronic Research Information Solution) Portal

The PERISTM portal is an electronic research management solution that streamlines administrative workflow, enhances data collection and processing transparency, and bolsters communication and partnership for the research community at the University of Pittsburgh.