Research Development Services (RDS) is an integral part of the services provided by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at UIC.

Our mission is to help UIC researchers and scholars identify appropriate funding opportunities, form effective teams, and craft winning proposals, with the ultimate goal of increasing the quality and quantity of externally-funded research and scholarly activity at UIC.

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RDS manages resources and provides tools to support your faculty research including:

  • Current OVCR/UIC Internal Funding
  • Authorization to apply to a one per institution “limited submission” grant opportunity
  • Grants Databases to match your expertise with compatible funding opportunities – Learn more or enter a key word below to do a quick search right now!

Research Development Services

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