The Research and Innovation Office advances funded research, scholarship, and creative endeavors for faculty and staff.  We serve as a resource to locate external funding opportunities and build the capacities of faculty and staff to pursue innovative and entrepeneural external funding through technical assistance, training, and strategic proposal review.  RIO manages Cal Maritime's proposal authorization process and maintains records of Cal Maritime's submissions and awards.

Services and Functions of RIO

RIO provides assistance and support for faculty and staff who are seeking external funding to support their work in areas such as research, outreach, innovation, and faculty development.  External funding sources include federal agencies, state agencies, Cal State System, foundations, and corporations.

  • Assist faculty and staff with grant proposal development (when necessary)
  • Reviews and approves all grants prior to submission
  • Assists faculty and staff in locating funding opportunities