Streamline Research Administration

How to automate pre and post award management

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As a researcher or research administrator, you are constantly on the hunt for ways to streamline the process. This constant search for efficiency can help you focus on what matters most – conducting critical research. So, what if you could better automate research administration? This blog post will explore how to optimize this process, enabling you to revisit your love for research without administrative burdens looming over you.

Streamlining research administration entails automating, optimizing, and simplifying the processes associated with finding, writing, and managing research grants. Despite these tasks' basic nature, they often require a significant investment of time and resources.

Firstly, finding the right research grants can be a problematic process. With a multitude of funding bodies and grants available, it requires a great deal of research and effort to identify the right ones for your project. Automating this task could involve creating a custom search engine or investing in a service that notifies you of new, relevant grants.

Writing the grants can also be labor-intensive and time-consuming. It requires crafting a well-composed proposal that can convince the funding body of the merit and necessity of your research. More often than not, you will need to tailor each application to adhere to the specific guidelines of each funding body. Automation here could involve standardizing a template and database of research history, allowing for faster adaptation of the content to individual grant proposals.

Finally, managing grants – the process of handling all administrative tasks associated with the grant ownership – is a task that requires significant time investment. Automation tools that can standardize the reporting process, efficiently track expenditure, and ensure that all terms and conditions of the grant are met will profoundly improve grant management efficiency.

In conclusion, streamlining research administration involves leveraging automation in the areas of discovering suitable grants, simplifying the grant proposal process, and making grant management more efficient.

Of course, the task of finding efficient tools and systems can be daunting. This is where Atom comes into play. Atom offers an integrated approach to research grant automation. We help automate the process of finding, writing, and managing research grants, removing unnecessary burdens so you can focus on what you love – vital research. With Atom, streamline your research administration and significantly enhance your productive research time.

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