About Research Administration Services

Research Administration Services is composed of: Grant and Contract Administration; Research Subawards; and Postaward Administration. We offer a wide array of services to the MIT research community, including:

  • Provide electronic access to funding source
  • Review, approve, and submit proposals to potential external sources
  • Offer technical support for creation of electronic proposals
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with government regulations
  • Negotiate and accept federal and some nonfederal sponsor awards on behalf of the Institute
  • Establish sponsored accounts within the Institute’s financial system
  • Provide support to principal investigators in managing their awards
  • Establish subrecipient agreements and assist in managing subawards
  • Coordinate the award closeout process