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Whether you’re looking for funding or collaborators or need help navigating the sponsored project lifecycle, many department, college and campus resources can help. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation (OVCRI) provides leadership and oversight for research at Illinois. In addition to overarching planning, policy development and management, the OVCRI provides guidance for portfolio units and works to promote coordination, lead change and ensure modern and compliant processes and professional services.

Find Research Funding

The OVCRI can help you find new funding opportunities.

Stay Compliant and Safe

The OVCRI and its reporting units ensure university compliance with research-related federal, state and local regulations; promote the ethical and responsible conduct of research; and provide assistance and training to faculty, staff and students engaged in research.

Technology Expertise

Find technology expertise to support your research, from building online surveys to managing and stewarding data.

Support My Research

Find funding and proposal support, learn more about compliance and safety, collaborate and more.

Learn More about P&T @Illinois

Find support and resources for navigation the promotion and tenure process at Illinois.

Contact Us

Have a question or need some assistance? We’re here to help. Contact OVCRI.