Who We Are

The Marshall University Research Corporation is committed to an active, growing and successful research enterprise that will help address today’s challenges, improve the quality of life in the community and provide an engine for economic development.

A not-for-profit corporation chartered under the laws of the State of West Virginia, the Marshall University Research Corporation delivers the following professional services to members of the university community:

Pre-Award Grant/Contract Development and Post-Award Grants Administration

Identifying potential sponsors

Interpreting proposal guidelines and developing budgets

Coordinating institutional approval for proposal submissions

Negotiating awards with sponsors

Guiding investigators in administration of funded projects

Serving as the fiscal agent for grants/contracts

Providing personnel and payroll services for grant-funded positions

Research Integrity

Providing information about responsible research conduct

Supplying guidelines for research involving human and animal subjects

Coordinating the university’s institutional review boards

Maintaining public trust through disclosure and management of conflicts of interest

Technology Transfer/Business Development

Facilitating the invention disclosure process

Obtaining patents, copyrights and trademarks

Collecting and disbursing royalties

Developing technical and market assessments

Marketing university technologies to industry partners

Providing business assistance to startup companies

Whether you are a member of the university’s faculty interested in pursuing external funding, or are a company inquiring about applications for Marshall research in your business, we encourage you to make use of the information available on our website, and to contact us if we can be of any assistance. We look forward to working with you!


Staff Directory
Marshall University Research Corporation fact sheet
Quick Start Guide:  Overview of Grant and Contract Processes