"Imagination is the highest form of research." - Albert Einstein
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs has overall responsibility for the University's research function, assisting faculty and researchers, establishing and administering policies governing the conduct of research and overseeing the management of research programs. We assist investigators seeking external funding, partner with government and commercial partners to grow USD's research enterprise and assist in bringing the benefits of research discoveries to the public and private sectors.
The University of South Dakota will receive a $2.7 million grant to establish the Center for Fluorinated Functional Materials.
The USD Discovery District assists universities in South Dakota connect with innovation-driven businesses to maximize growth.