Large Center Development


The Office of Strategic Research Initiatives helps to expand Binghamton University's capacity to pursue major center-based research initiatives that enhance our national and international reputation.  We provide the following services to achieve this goal:

  • Connect Binghamton researchers from across campus interested in developing strategic alliances
    - Promote the development of interdisciplinary research teams
    - Serve as a nexus for connecting researchers from across campus interested in developing collaborations
    - Identify and share external funding opportunities related to identified large scale research interests
  • Aid the development of research and funding strategies in response to the funding opportunity landscape
    - Coordinate with the Director of Federal Relations to identify trends in Federal and New York State science policy that may lead to new opportunities
    - Support teaming around areas of interest
  • Coordinate large scale proposal efforts
    - Determine strategic alignment based on solicitation
    - Work with the research team to establish proposal development strategy and timeline
    - Assist with development of promotional, collaborative and research strategies to increase proposal competitiveness
    - Manage internal review of proposal prior to submission
    - Coordinate with appropriate Division of Research offices

Last Updated: 4/7/17