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New Mexico State University

Office of Research Development

Mission:  

To foster faculty and institutional competitiveness in pursuing extramural funding and increasing proposal success, thereby helping grow NMSU’s research portfolio and achieving Tier One Research designation 

ORD provides university-wide, pre-award services that support faculty and staff in successfully pursuing and obtaining external funding, including:

  • Center-level initiatives,
  • Large multi-disciplinary or multi-institutional efforts, and
  • Individual faculty proposals. 

Services:

  • Communication of research and research opportunities, including
  • Marketing of research such as development of research newsletter, website, and brochures
  • Developing and maintaining database (GRID) of funding opportunities (including Foundation) and researcher collaboration resources
  • Collecting and disseminating funding information to researchers and administrators
  • Serving as a resource for knowledge and information about agencies, opportunities, and
  • research-related funding trends
  • Identifying appropriate funding mechanisms and target dissemination 
  • Proposal development support, including
    • Providing  detailed RFP analysis
    • Providing  go, no-go guidance
    • Providing proposal planning, storyboarding, and organization
    • Organizing “Red Team” reviews
    • Serving as Red Team reviewer
    • Managing limited submission review process
    • Participating in the limited submission review committee
    • Managing requests for cost sharing
    • Interacting with funding agencies and government offices
    • Writing, reviewing, and revising proposals
    • Analyzing proposal reviews to develop resubmission strategy
    • Developing and offering workshops for enhancing proposal competitiveness
  • Enhancement of collaboration and team science, including
    • Facilitating collaborations between investigators at NMSU or other Institutions
    • Catalyzing new cross-disciplinary research initiatives
    • Collaborating with Arrowhead to foster and promote commercialization
    • Fostering connections and team building
    • Maintaining faculty expertise database and other collaboration web tools
    • Developing and/or coordinating resources and tools  to promote collaboration

Grants and Research Information Database

The Office of Research Development has created and maintains a fully interactive, online database and portal as a faculty resource. Features include

  • External Funding Opportunities
    • Contains upcoming opportunities NMSU can pursue, including corporate and foundation opportunities
    • Allows search and export of solicitations
    • Contains archive of past solicitations
    • Contains optional email feature for receiving new solicitations
  • Limited Submissions
    • Identification of limited submissions
    • Internal date for notification of interest
    • Upload feature for internal competition documents such as white papers and presentations
  • Researcher Profiles
    • More than 750 profiles
    • Search feature for collaborators by research interest, capabilities, college, department, name, etc.

Limited Submission Process

ORD coordinates limited submissions and teaming agreements

Please ensure that you inform ORD (ord@ad.nmsu.edu) if you intend to submit a proposal that has a limit on the number of submissions per institution or if you intend to team in an exclusive or nonexclusive agreement.

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