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Research and Economic Development Launches New Website

Renovated, refreshed and more accessible than ever, the new Division of Research and Economic Development website now has migrated to the new Boise State WordPress theme. The division supports all phases of the research on campus, from managing the university’s intellectual property portfolio, to facilitating relationships with industry for research and commercialization collaboration, and leading outreach aimed at fostering economic development in Boise and the region.

Information about each of these elements can be found on the new website. While navigating the fresh layout and content, please use this guide for information, resources and services provided by offices within the division.

Division of Research and Economic Development Homepage

For information about the division, including:

    • Recent research news
    • The Office of the Vice President
    • The mission and strategic plan of the division
    • Boise State’s annual research magazine, Explore
    • Centers, consortiums, partnerships and research programs at the university

Please browse:

Contact information for all division staff can be found here:

Office of Research Development

For information about research development, such as:

  • Training opportunities
  • Early career opportunities
  • The steps of the research development lifecycle, offering tools and tips for developing and funding a research plan
  • Clinical and translational research

Please browse:

Office of Sponsored Programs

The sponsored programs website has dedicated pages for information pertaining to Principal Investigators and Business Managers:

On the Principal Investigators page, PIs can:

  • Learn the 10 steps to submit a proposal
  • Discover new funding opportunities by subscribing to Funding Blast
  • Find their assigned sponsored project administrator
  • Learn about technical reporting requirements and policies
  • Discover guidance about purchasing goods and services for their sponsored projects
  • Find institutional information for proposal forms

To view these resources, visit:

On the “Business Managers” page, departmental and college staff can:

  • Learn about the basics of charging costs to sponsored projects
  • Access forms to request no cost extensions and advance department IDs
  • Find PPM expenditure types (account codes)
  • Monitor open advance department IDs
  • Review monthly F and A allocation reports
  • Track the number and dollar amount of pending awards, award amendments and advance department IDs and advance spending requests
  • View a report of all active subawards

To view these resources, visit:

Looking for a form or template? Visit

Office of Technology Transfer

  • For information about tech transfer, such as:
  • Technologies available to license
  • The invention disclosure process
  • View forms and policies
  • Civility matters


Office of Research Compliance

For information about research compliance, such as:

  • CITI training
  • Institutional Review Board for human subjects research
  • Institutional animal care and use committee
  • Institutional biosafety committee for biohazardous materials
  • Responsible conduct of research training
  • Material transfer agreements
  • Research using drones or unmanned aircraft systems
  • Research misconduct


Conflict of Interest and Export Controls

For more information about conflict of interest and export controls, visit: