The Office of the Vice Provost for Research provides a wide range of services to researchers and coordinates the following offices:
- Institutional Review Board
- Office of Animal Welfare: IACUC and Compliance
- Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety
- Office of Research Services
- Penn Center for Innovation
- Research Integrity Office
- University Laboratory Animal Resources
The investigative collaborations that take place at Penn represent some of today’s most cutting-edge interdisciplinary research. Explore the 142 centers and institutes that are generating new knowledge all over campus, and learn about the powerful impact this Penn-generated knowledge is making in all corners of the world.
As one of the nation's premier research universities, Penn provides extensive support for faculty, pre- and post-doctoral, and undergraduate research. Learn more about the opportunities, training, resources, and services Penn offers researchers across the University.
Office of the Vice Provost for Research
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- Suite 118 College Hall University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303 (215) 898-7236
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Penn Center for Innovation (PCI)
Every day, research activities at Penn result in exciting scientific breakthroughs and technological advances that have commercial potential. PCI works in partnership with Penn faculty, staff and students to advance these discoveries and ideas towards new products, services and/or businesses that provide benefits back to Penn, its inventors and society.
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF)
As one of the world’s leading research universities, Penn has an array of faculty conducting cutting-edge research in all disciplines. The Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships helps Penn undergraduates become involved in research by teaching them how to identify resources, narrow their searches, and shape their initial inquiries in order to find appropriate faculty mentors and research funding.
Pennovation Works is a unique blend of offices, labs, and production space being developed by The University of Pennsylvania to bridge the intellectual and entrepreneurial initiatives for advancing knowledge and generating economic development.