Large Center Development

The Office of Large Center Development supports collaborative research activities to expand UNH’s capacity to pursue major multi- and interdisciplinary research initiatives that garner national and international recognition by providing the following services:

  • Connect UNH researchers intellectually and develop strategic alliances
    • Promote interdisciplinary exchanges
    • Work with research teams to identify joint research needs and opportunities
    • Identify and communicate external collaborative research opportunities
  • Guide the pursuit of new strategic research activities in response to the funding opportunity landscape and new research directions
    • Monitor Federal science policy landscape to identify new and changing opportunities
    • Support effective teaming around areas of interest and promise
    • Work with research teams to develop ‘vision’, value proposition, and competitive advantage
  • Coordinate large and complex grant and contract proposal efforts
    • Review solicitation and discuss strategic alignment
    • Facilitate team building
    • Build proposal development strategy and timeline
    • Manage pre-submission review team processes
    • Identify and coordinate with appropriate OSVPR offices and resources
  • Implement Collaborative Research Excellence Initiative (CoRE)

Contact Information

Mark Milutinovich
Director,  Large Center Development
Service Building, Room 102
Phone: (603) 862-5338

Maria Emanuel
Large Center Development and Broader Impacts
Service Building, Room 106F
Phone: 603-862-4377