For Researchers

Innovation and Technology Transfer

Innovation Technology Transfer

Technology Transfer at Fayetteville State University is handled through the FSU-Research Office. The Research Office is dedicated to protecting and commercializing intellectual property, in a manner beneficial to the researcher, the university and society.

Technology Transfer services include:

  • Transfer of Technology or Ideas from place to place - this includes the transfer of research data both too and from FSU, whether grant funded or non-funded
  • Commercialization of Technology
  • Commercial Licensing
  • Research Commercialization
  • Patent Filing


Important Links:

Export Control

  Export Control

Export Control Officer Dr. Daryush ILA,
Director OSRP Dr. A. Leslie Evelyn 910-672-1644

International Research: All proposals for international research must be submitted to OSRP a minimum of 20 FSU business days before the due date to allow for review for Export Control compliance with ITAR and EAR. All research projects or programs involving international collaboration should be cleared through OSRP's Export Control and Compliance Office. Important Links:

·       Export Administration Regulations (EAR) ·       International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)  

Institutional Review Board (IRB) - Human Rights in Research Committee (HRRC)
Institutional Review Board Oversight

HRRC - Human Subjects Research

Application submittal requirements: IRB Process Flow Chart  

Applications for Research conducted in the United States must be submitted to the appropriate committee at least 10 FSU business days prior to the proposed start date. Please note: FSU business days are course days during the fall and spring semester. Applications for International Research must be submitted to the appropriate committee at least 20 FSU business days prior to the proposed start date.

Citi Training for Human Subjects

Required Trainings for IRB applications:  To complete trainings go to, register as a new user and affiliate with FSU. Then select the trainings that are required. When a training is completed you will be sent a link to a certificate.  Certifications are valid for 3 years and should be added to your C.V. and digital measures. All researchers, faculty, administration, staff and students are required to successfully complete their required trainings, before an application for research can be reviewed.   For Research not involving Human Subjects, all researchers are required: 1.     Ethics for Researchers (co-branded "Biomedical Responsible Conduct of Research")  For some individuals specialized training may be required, such as working with animals, or with drugs.

Application for the Institutional Review Board are found on the Forms Page

HRRC - Human Research Review Committee Application

IACUC - Animal Research

ETHICS - Research Ethics

HRS Hazardous Materials

Biological MaterialsForms

Hazardous Equipment Research


Institutional Review Board(IRB)



Dr. Pamela Jackson - Chair

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs                    

Dr. Daryush Ila

Associate Vice Chancellor of Research

Dr. John Brooks


Ms. Cindia Wetherwax

Chair HRS

Dr. Shirley Chao


Dr. Theodore Kaniuka

Chair HRRC

Dr. Carla Raineri Padilla

Compliance Officer

All individuals wishing to conduct research as a member of the FSU community or at FSU must complete the required trainings and submit an application and gain approval from the appropriate committee. For Research involving Human Subjects - HRRC (Human Rights in Research Committee) For Research involving Animals - IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee)