Research Support Offices

SmartCI Research Support Offices

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
The OSP is responsible for the management of the proposal writing phase. Specifically, the office targets to assist researchers in proposal developing and refining, budget preparation, proposal submission and award administration when the proposal is accepted for external funding, taking into consideration SmartCI and Alexandria University (AU) internal policies along with the sponsor’s regulations. The OSP represents SmartCI in its dealings with sponsors and partners. Additionally, the OSP can help the researchers to find the most suitable funding opportunities.

Grants Accounting Office (GAO)
The GAO is responsible for managing the financial tasks and activities related to the proposal writing phase and the award administration phase, taking into consideration SmartCI and AU internal policies along with the sponsor’s agreement terms. Additionally, the office targets to assist the PIs in his/her dealings with AU.

Administration Office
The administration Office is responsible to assist the researchers in room and supplies reservation, printing and mailing services…etc.

Purchase Office
The Purchase Office is responsible for the supplies and equipment purchase activities. The office task ends on items delivery to the PI.

Travel Office
The Travel Office is responsible for handling the researchers’ domestic and international travel related activities.

Information Technology Office (IT)
The IT is responsible for the IT related tasks and equipment reservation.

Research Administration