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Office of Research Innovation & Advocacy

The Office of Research Innovation and Advocacy serves four primary functions for the university. First, to provide hands-on consultation, technical assistance, proposal development, and capacity-building to research faculty and staff members in need of innovative expertise in conceptualizing and developing proposals, technologies, and budget planning. Second, help to link the research faculty and staff with resources in furtherance of their research agendas, research portfolios, and research enterprises. Third, serve as the technical liaison for Interagency Agreements (IAs) between Maryland State Agencies and Morgan State University in support of IA contract funded projects needed by State of Maryland agencies. Lastly, serve as the advocacy unit to help promote, plan, and organize research projects and events in support of faculty and staff through networking with federal, state, local, private sector, and philanthropic agencies and organizations.