Registration now open: “Sustaining the Research Enterprise: Diversifying our Funding Portfolio”

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Registration now open: “Sustaining the Research Enterprise: Diversifying our Funding Portfolio” Please join us for this important symposium, hosted by the UPRM R&D Center Proposal Development Unit, regarding methods for enhancing sources of funding revenue for a more robust research base at universities.  Admission is free of charge, and the event will be held on Friday, February 10th from 8:00 …

NSF Opportunity: EPSCoR RII Track-I

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THIS MESSAGE IS FROM DR. BRAD R. WEINER, DIRECTOR OF PUERTO RICO EPSCoR NSF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:   (RII Track-1) Dear Researchers: Over the past 10 years, Puerto Rico has supported the development of research and education in nanoscience through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) specifically through the …

2016 Law 101 Tax Incentives

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The window for submission of documents for Law 101 tax incentives for the 2016 taxable year is now open.  For this round, the submission process has changed.  Please see the following document for details: Click to access If you have any questions, please contact your deanship.  

Internal Competition EPSCoR RII Track-4: EPSCoR Research Fellows

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The grant opportunity NSF 17-509 titled: EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4), has become available. No more than three (3) application are allowed per institution. If you are interested, PLEASE read the full text of the RFP available at: If you are interested in submitting an application for this grant opportunity, you must complete the statement of intent form available …

University-Industry Collaboration Workshop

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On Thursday, October 20, 2016 the Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust will offer a workshop on University-Industry Collaboration. This workshop will take place at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus. To register, please send an email to with your name and institutional affiliation (University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez).

Orientation Talk about UPR Procedures for the Acquisition of Equipment, Material and Non-Personal Services

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Orientation Talk about UPR Procedures for the Acquisition of Equipment, Material and Non-Personal Services   Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:30 am CID-123 Speaker:  Edda Larracuente, R&D Center Purchasing Office This presentation will provide researchers valuable information on the UPR acquisition processes, emphasizing the use of purchasing orders, and the proper use of the credit card purchasing mechanism for the acquisition …

NIH INBRE-Sponsored Grant Writing Workshops

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NIH INBRE sponsored Grant Writing Workshops coming soon: On October 14th and 15th  there will be a 2 day workshop held at University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UPRCC), with invited speakers Nigel Cooper, and Bruce Mattingly, both of the Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network.  For registration, contact: On November 3rd and 4th, there will be a second …

Office of Naval Research Global visit to UPRM – ONR Associate Director Program

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To all faculty and administrators, Dr. Patricia L. Gruber and Vicky Rahamatali, from the Office of Naval Research Global, will visit our campus on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 to provide information to our faculty about the ONR Associate Director Program. They will be hosting a session for investigators at 10:30 AM in the R&D Center Main Building (CID-123), and another …

Online Training on Use of AMEX Credit Card Under New Regulation

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NEW ONLINE AMEX TRAINING! The R&D Center announces its new Online Module for Investigator Training on the Procedure for the Use of the Corporate Credit Card in Relation to Institutional Research Development.  This module is comprised of three components: A presentation on the new institutional corporate credit card regulation; A presentation of R&D Center processes and best practices; and Online assessment. The online …

Annual PDU Grant Writing Initiative Request for Applications

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2016-2017 Grant Writing Initiative (GWI) Request for Applications (RFA) Sponsored by the R&D Center’s Proposal Development Unit and the NIH-BRAD program – COLLABORATIVE PROPOSALS THAT ADVANCE INSTITUTIONAL GOALS –   Purpose The purpose of this R&D Center’s Proposal Development Unit Grant Writing Initiative is to improve the grant writing skills of UPRM faculty, and their capability to obtain external funds …