Support for new and continuing research
Texas A&M AgriLife Research’s support system includes an array of resources for advancing research, protecting intellectual property, fostering new industry and institutional collaborations, and guiding the careers of research faculty and staff.
Research Support Units
These units within AgriLife Research bring together Texas A&M scientists, sponsors, stakeholders and potential collaborators to advance research.
Explore the services available for advancing Texas’ food and fiber systems and the AgriLife Research enterprise.
Core facilities and service centers supported by AgriLife Research provide a varying array of technologies and facilities to help advance ongoing research by Texas A&M faculty and staff as well as support for producers and industry initiatives.
The Office of Corporate Engagement and Research support, CERS, assists research faculty with finding new funding opportunities and obtaining federal and private funding for comprehensive multidisciplinary research projects. CERS aims to alleviate administrative burdens associated with larger projects, allowing faculty more focus on research activities. Read more about CERS and sign up for the office’s Weekly Funding Opportunity Newsletter online.
Sponsored Research Services, SRS, provides research administration services to members of The Texas A&M University System based in Brazos County, some regional campuses, Texas A&M Galveston and Texas A&M Qatar.
Texas A&M Innovation serves as the technology transfer office for Texas A&M AgriLife — helping to secure the intellectual property of AgriLife Research faculty. Texas A&M Innovation helps researchers and The Texas A&M University System connect intellectual property to companies via licensing agreements — bringing AgriLife Research results to the benefit of the Texas, U.S., and world food and fiber systems.
Texas A&M AgriLife Administrative Services guides the development and management of grants, management of funds entrusted to Texas A&M AgriLife members, hiring of employees, assisting with employee benefits, coordinating of purchases, management of vehicle fleets and inventorying of assets. Administrative services also houses a listing of forms related to the services it provides including employee travel, fleet management, payroll, procurement and others.
Collaborate with AgriLife Research
Are you an expert in an emerging field of research in agriculture, natural resources or the life sciences? Please send us a message to discuss potential collaborations or to help expand our growing list of emerging research areas.