Research Development and Commercialization

The mission of the Office of Research Development & Commercialization, at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, is to serve UNTHSC, its researchers and the community through the development, promotion and commercialization of technologies arising at UNTHSC.


Research Office Design


2018 Research Seed Grants

There will be a total of 8 request for proposals (RFP) in calendar year 2018 – 4 programs run for two cycles each. A new RFP will open at the first of every month except July and December. The four programs are:

  • Basic Research: RFP opens March 1 (now closed) & August 1
  • Applied Research: RFP opens April 2 (now closed) & September 4
  • SBIR Phase 0: RFP opens April 30 (now closed) & October 1
  • Digital Health: RFP opens June 1 (now closed) & November 1

For more information visit: If you have any questions about Seed Funding Programs or using InfoReady, please contact Research Development at or our Program Managers, Svetlana Pitts, Ph.D. or Suzy Griffin.

This page was last modified on June 21, 2018