The Division of Research supports FAU faculty conducting research, forging innovations and advancing science and technology in all disciplines. It assists in enhancing and growing the research enterprise at the university. Units within the division identify grant and funding opportunities, manage proposals and awards, protect intellectual property rights, and highlight research achievements and more.

The division also promotes a number of entrepreneurial and economic development initiatives that give faculty, students and the community opportunities to launch start-ups, create jobs and reach for their dreams.

Latest News


Marine Sponge May Provide Antibacterial Solutions for MRSA

A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."

Feb. 8, 2017


First Video Footage of Monkey Population Nearing Extinction

Using remote sensing cameras and sound recorders, FAU scientists are the first to capture rare video footage of a newly discovered population o endangered monkeys.

Feb. 2, 2017


FAU Tech Runway® Releases Second Annual Economic Impact Report

Tech Runway has released the results of its second annual economic impact report, providing the cumulative performance metrics of 29 Tech Runway companies since fall 2014.

Jan. 23, 2017

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