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

Admin Announcements

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

Admin Announcements

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

Admin Announcements

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 …

NEH Grant Application Workshop 2016

Admin Announcements

On March 15th, 2016 the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Proposal Development Unit will welcome Mark Silver, Senior Program Officer in the Research Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will conduct a free workshop on applying for NEH grants. Anyone interested in learning about NEH funding opportunities and application strategies is welcome to attend this event. NEH …

Symposium “Beyond Academia: Maximizing Research Impact”- Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 – Registration NOW Open

R&DC Director Announcements

Registration is now open for the upcoming UPRM research symposium–Beyond Academia: Maximizing Research Impact; to be held on Friday, February 12th, 2016 in the Amphitheater of the Business Administration Building at UPRM.  To register, please follow the link: The symposium will feature plenary talks and panels regarding Broader Impacts, and Big Data Science. Speakers include Dr. Susan Renoe, PI of the …

Four UPRM Faculty Members Awarded PRSTRT Small Grants!

Admin Announcements

Four out of five awardees of the first round of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology, & Research Trust Small Grants Program were from UPRM!  Congratulations to Pedro Resto, Jorge Almodovar, Wildeliz Torres, and Maribella Domenech.  All four faculty members participated in the UPRM Proposal Development Unit’s Grant Writing Initiative.  The Research and Development Center is proud of their success! 

Info Session: I-CORPS Puerto Rico at UPRM

Admin Announcements

The University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez and Grupo Guayacán will be hosting an National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-CORPS) Puerto Rico info session at our campus. I-CORPS is an NSF program that promotes commercialization and innovation. The session will take place on December 9, 2015 at 9:30 am, and will be held in Room 248 of the Business Administration building. …

NSF EPSCoR RII Track-2 FEC – Internal Competition

Admin Internal Competitions

Guidelines for NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) Internal Competition NSF Program Solicitation:  NSF 16-511 UPRM Internal Competition Deadline:  Monday, November 30, 2015 by 12:00 noon NSF Letter of Intent (Required) Deadline:  January 11, 2016 NSF Full Proposal Deadline: February 04, 2016   Limit per institution:  One (1) proposal. Limit per PI …

Internal Competition – NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Admin Internal Competitions

The following grant opportunity, NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program (NSF 15-542) has become available, and there is a limit of (4) proposals (2 for each track, including subawardees) that can be submitted by our institution. For this reason, we have developed an internal competition procedure for selecting the applicants that will submit LOIs to this program on behalf of the institution.  Submitting a Letter of …

PRSTRT Science and Technology Grants RFP

Admin Funding Opportunities

The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (PRSTRT) recently announced its second Science and Technology Grants Request for Proposals. The Trust aims to fund 10 to 15 grants of $150,000 each. The RFP’s Letter of Intent submission window opened on October 1st, 2015, and closes on Monday, October 26, 2015. For more information, please visit the program web page at Creating …