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  • Improve Drexel’s national position in research
  • Strengthen both the physical and organizational infrastructure for research, improving research support services across the university and affiliates
  • Build University-wide capacity for use-inspired translational research, technology transfer and economic development
  • Grow year-over-year in research expenditures and lay the groundwork for future aggressive growth, positioning Drexel to take its place in the top 100 American Universities in the Lombardi Report
  • Identify and capitalize upon new avenues for funding
  • Build out Drexel Ventures, expanding tech transfer and commercialization efforts
  • Enhance opportunities for student and post-doc participation in research
  • Continue implementation of the Research Laboratory Master Plan by renovating research facilities