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Corporate and Foundation Relations

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations team fosters and strengthens relationships critical to the support and advancement of the university. The organization's goal is to be an integral part of the process by building and strengthening opportunities that will produce the next generation of innovation thinkers that can make a difference to society.

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Advancement

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety at NC State covers biosafety, environmental affairs, occupational health and safety, fire and life safety, laboratory safety and radiation safety. A variety of resources are available to the university community to assist in education on each topic.

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Environmental Health and Public Safety

Office of Contracts and Grants (C and G)

The Office of Contracts and Grants is responsible for post-award administration of contracts and grants awarded to NC State University, including all financial reporting, financial administration, effort reporting and financial regulation compliance.

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Research and Innovation

Office of General Counsel

NC State's Office of General Counsel is a dedicated team of legal advisors, counselors and professional staff committed to serving our clients by facilitating creative and collaborative solutions. The office provides legal and risk management advice on a wide variety of matters to the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, senior officers, other university administrators, and faculty and staff who are acting on behalf of the university.

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Office of General Counsel

Office of Research and Innovation

The Office of Research and Innovation supports research, scholarship, and creative activities of the NC State community, facilitates a collaborative research and innovation environment, and translates results into social, economic, and technological development across North Carolina and around the world.

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Research and Innovation

Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures (OTCNV)

The Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures (OTCNV) plays a crucial role in making NC State a research powerhouse and a powerful economic engine for North Carolina by protecting and promoting university research discoveries and intellectual property, working with and guiding industry partners, and promoting the acceleration of startups. The office helps drive economic growth by facilitating the commercialization of research discoveries.

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Research and Innovation

Partnerships and Economic Development

The Office of Partnerships and Economic Development develops and grows university, industry and government partnerships for economic and societal benefit by making the process of doing business with NC State as easy and productive as possible. The department also supports economic development efforts of the state of North Carolina and the Triangle region by actively recruiting companies with high-paying jobs.

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Research and Innovation

Research Development Office (RDO)

Housed within the Office of Research and Innovation, the Research Development Office manages research infrastructure for NC State and related services, including the identification, management and support of research funding opportunities, assisting faculty with planning and development of large interdisciplinary proposals via the Proposal Development Unit, as well as the oversight of Centers and Institutes and other units focused on interdisciplinary research, instruction and public service.

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Research and Innovation

Sponsored Programs and Compliance (SPARCS)

Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance Services (SPARCS) facilitates the submission of proposals, negotiation of agreements, the administration of internally and externally funded projects, and the administration of subagreements that provide funding to NC State. This includes all aspects of externally sponsored research and scholarship, from pre-award management to non-fiscal post-award management.

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Research and Innovation