(Home) Cornell University Research Starts Here


This site contains the guidance you'll need to conduct research at Cornell University. From funding to research management and compliance to patents and licensing—you'll find information about important topics and whom to reach out to for support.


Get Guidance For Your Research

Navigate the research process below for the tools and guidance you need to support your research project. 


Essential Tools


Who is my Grant & Contract Officer



How do I...

We aim to support you at every step of the way, but let's start with the most commonly asked and important questions.

  • Find funding
  • Identify my Grant and Contract Officer
  • Develop a research project or idea
    • Find collaborators 
    • Get help with interdisciplinary teams
    • Recruit student researchers
  • Develop a proposal
    • Get help with proposal writing
    • Get rate information, such as facility or personnel
    • Get help with compliance
    • Find sample proposals, templates, and tools
  • Find information about policies and compliance
  • Learn about research and lab safety
    • Identify required training and lab protocols  
    • Find appropriate online training
  • Identify reporting requirements for ongoing research projects
  • Commercialize an idea
    • Disclose a discovery or technology
    • Start a new venture
    • Get technology licensing support
  • Close out a research project


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