The Research Development Team (RDT) within the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) will advance Texas Tech University's mission of becoming a great national research university in the public interest through multidisciplinary and multi-institutional collaborations, strategic research advancement, and submission of large and complex research proposals.
One of the goals of the Research Development Team is to increase collaboration between
researchers in order to leverage our campus research strengths and partnerships. By
bringing together researchers from across TTU, statewide, nationally and internationally,
RDT fosters new and innovative initiatives that increase competitiveness and move
TTU to the forefront of top research universities. To accomplish this goal, RDT:
We offer early-stage proposal development assistance for interdisciplinary, multi-investigator teams and individual faculty members for proposals valued at $1 million or more by:
RDT identifies limited submission opportunities through internet searches, web services and historical opportunities. We manage the limited submission competitions that are posted on the Limited Submission webpage and recruit reviewers to determine the best candidates for limited proposal submissions.