The Office of Research Development provides strategic and practical support for development and launch of large-scale sponsored research projects at Georgia Tech.

Proposal Development Support

Strategic Guidance

  • Framing relative to solicitation and funding agency goals
  • Identification of strengths and gaps
  • Communication with agency officials
  • Preparation for site visits

Project Management

  • Development and management of checklists and timelines
  • Facilitation of team meetings
  • Coordination of proposal support team

Development and Review of Proposal Content

  • Development of writing templates based on solicitation and review criteria
  • Management of internal and external (e.g., red team) reviews
  • Proposal review and editing

Connection to Resources

  • Consultations with experts and partners
  • Proposal services (e.g., graphic design)
  • Curated written resources for specialized proposal elements

Project Launch Support

Interim Support to Initiate Center Activities

  • Guidance on operational best practices and institutional resources and processes
  • Oversight of administrative, financial, hiring, communications, and other workflows
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We support development and launch of large-scale research projects that typically include:

  • Engagement of teams that span disciplines and institutions
  • Formation of a center or institute with multiple functions
  • Proposed budgets greater than $10 million

We provide support packages tailored to the needs and resources of the investigator team. Support depends on the office's capacity at the time of the request. Please contact Rebecca Terns at as early as possible to inquire about support.

Georgia Tech Research Development Team