Initiative 9: Faculty Research Incubation

Goal: Encourage the development of new research projects
Description: The research and technology transfer offices will seek out and foster new research projects to help them get to fruition, in part through assistance with the development of ideas and the identification of funding opportunities and research space; preference will be given to projects that involve interdisciplinary teams of academics and/or industry partners and projects that include student researchers
Responsibility: Synapse/Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies
Success measures: Creation of a database of interdisciplinary partnerships; development of an action plan to increase the number of research projects that include students; number of interdisciplinary partnerships