Research & Development Cell - University of Hyderabad


To put in place a robust mechanism for developing and strengthening the research ecosystem within University of Hyderabad aligned with the provisions of NEP-2020 and beyond.


  • To promote and facilitate cutting-edge research and development initiatives that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and address real-world challenges
  • Create a conducive environment for enhanced research productivity.
  • To encourage collaboration across industry, government, community-based organizations and agencies at the local, national and international levels
  • To facilitate greater access to research through mobilization of resources and funding.


  1. To foster a vibrant research environment within the University.
  2. To encourage interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers
  3. To formulate Research Policy for the University of Hyderabad
  4. To provide support in grant proposal development and submission
  5. To assist researchers in identifying and applying for external funding opportunities.
  6. To facilitate collaborations with industry partners, research Institutions and NGOs.
  7. To encourage formulation and submission of joint research projects
  8. To facilitate interactions between researchers and industry for collaborative projects and knowledge exchange.
  9. To Support initiatives that bridge between academia and industry.
  10. To provide guidance on intellectual property protection and commercialization,
  11. To facilitate the filing of patents and licenses for innovative technologies.
  12. To identify thrust areas of research, and form related cluster groups/ frontline teams/consortia of researchers.
  13. To create enabling provisions in Research Policies for recruitment of research personnel, procurement of equipment, and financial management with adequate autonomy to the Principal Investigator(s) and disseminate research outcomes to stakeholders and the public at large.
  14. To establish a special purpose vehicle to promote researchers and innovators, identify potential collaborators from industry, research organizations, academic institutions & other stakeholders for cooperation and synergistic partnerships.
  15. To act as a liaison between researchers & relevant research funding agencies, extend guidance in preparation & submission of project proposals and post-sanctioning of the grants to oversee adherence to timelines.
  16. To promote ethical research culture among researchers.
  17. To have better coordination among other Cells/centers dealing with University-Industry Inter Linkage, Incubation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).
  18. To develop an Institutional Research Information System for sharing the status of ongoing/ completed research projects/Programmes, expertise & resources, etc., making effective use of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) for preparing the database of in-house experts to provide industrial consultancy and services.
  19. To serve as nodal center for ideation and conceptualization of research topics/themes by organizing workshops and training programs and ensuring the integrity and ethical practices in research activities including clearance of bioethical committee wherever required.