Office of Sponsored Programs
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) provides assistance to the ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩appresearch community by identifying funding opportunities, reviewing and approving proposals, negotiating awards, and managing the requirements and terms of the awards. As steward of the MBLÔÇÖs externally-funded research portfolio, OSP is responsible for ensuring that all research proposals and projects adhere to ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩appand sponsor research policies. Additionally, OSP ensures that the ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩appmeets its obligations to external sponsors throughout the life of an award. The Director of Research Administration and Operations is the designated authorized official for purposes of approving proposals and negotiating and accepting awards on behalf of the MBL.
░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩appOffice of Sponsored Programs Statements
Mission: OSP supports and advances the MBLÔÇÖs strategic priorities by providing leadership and expertise in research administration and upholding our fiduciary responsibility to sponsors.
Vision: To be a strategic partner with the ░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩appresearch and education community and to provide our researchers with the greatest opportunities to advance biological and environmental discovery; to be stewards of sponsored funding by operating in an efficient, ethical, and transparent manner; to serve with excellence and perform our duties with enthusiasm, professionalism, and pride.