Office of Research
Mission and Vision Statements
Mission: The Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) provides support and assistance to administrators, faculty, staff, and students in their efforts to secure external funding for research and scholarly activities. ORED reviews, negotiates, approves, and provides administrative oversight of proposals and awards in compliance with applicable laws, policies, and regulations. Additionally, ORED facilitates the protection and commercialization of intellectual property developed by Tennessee Tech University, and supports activities that promote economic development.
Vision: Tennessee Tech will emerge as a prominent technological university for research with national impact.
Updated August 2019