University of Minnesota
Human Research Protection Program

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OVPR Units
Research Advancement
Advances interdisciplinary initiatives, guides research infrastructure planning, and directs research policy and review issues.
Animal Welfare
Manages administrative support, inspection, and compliance functions for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

Human Research Protection Program
Reviews and monitors research using human subjects and potentially hazardous biological agents.
Research Integrity & Oversight Programs
Provides independent oversight and monitoring of research compliance activities both internally and across the University system.

Sponsored Projects Administration
Supports faculty in seeking, acquiring, and managing externally sponsored funding for research, training, and public service projects.
Office for Technology Commercialization
Protects and licenses University-developed technologies, and nurtures University technologies with start-up potential.