Research Services

PEFS Research Services helps Penn Engineering faculty apply, secure, maintain and execute federal, state and private research funds. Working closely with PEFS Financial Transaction Services and Decision Support, the Research Services team has developed a holistic approach to managing the Penn Engineering grants Pre & Post Award processes.

Pre Award

The Research Services Pre Award team supports SEAS faculty to develop and submit grant proposals.

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Post Award

The Research Services Post Award team assists Principal Investigators (PI) to develop and execute a financial strategy to fully support research based activities for the duration of the award.

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PEFS regularly reviews grant activity for compliance with the University and sponsor guidelines. Leveraging years of experience, the PEFS team advises and maintains compliance and accountability for purchasing, staffing and travel activities.