Office of Research

Funding Opportunities and Proposal Development

Office of Research Development
The Office of Research Development offers an extensive array of services to assist researchers – especially those working on large, multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional center proposals, but also those working on smaller individual-investigator applications – through any or all stages of the proposal preparation process.

Grant Submission and Sponsored Projects

Office of Sponsored Projects
The Office of Sponsored Projects provides assistance in the development and submission of proposals and award acceptance to external sponsors.


  • Budget Templates
  • Cost Sharing
  • Cayuse Forms
  • Institutional Forms
  • NIH Forms - H Series
  • NSF Collaborators and Other Affiliations Template
  • Subaward Forms
Industry Contracts and Intellectual Property

Office of Technology Transfer
The Office of Technology Transfer manages intellectual property, licenses Rice technologies, and drafts agreements to support research at Rice University.

Integrity, Compliance & Lab Management

Office of Research Integrity
The Office of Research Integrity supports the ethical and regulatory aspects of research for the Rice community.

Equipment Capabilities at Rice

Shared Equipment Authority
The purpose of SEA is to support and provide state-of-the-art research equipment capabilities for Rice University and the extended Rice community.


  • Rice Users
  • External Non-Profit/Academic Users
  • External For Profit Users
Machine Shop

Research Support Shop
Rice’s Research Support Shop, better known as the Machine Shop, has a full-time team of highly skilled technicians who create precision tools and machines that help Rice scientists complete their research and experiments.

Shop Work Order form