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The Research & Innovation Service at UV is a Central Service, which acts as a technical and administrative support structure for the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Science Policy and for the Research Commission, which performs the functions of advice, information, promotion, management, monitoring and justification of the different actions in the area of ​​research and transfer of knowledge and generated results to society.

The Research & Innovation Service assumes the competences related to the implementation of the policies of research and transfer of knowledge, as well as the support and advice in the definition of internal regulations of the UV in its field of competence, the management of the systems of Information, evaluation and monitoring of research and transfer of knowledge policies, or the management of the own aid program, among others.

The documentation and procedures of the Research & Innovation Service interesting to the Universitat de València staff are available in the section "Management, procedures and regulations". Also, in the section "Organisational chart and directory" is the contact information of the Research & Innovation Service.

The Research & Innovation Service is organized internally in six sections:

Contracted R&D & Innovation, mainly dedicated to the management of R&D & Innovation and related activities carried out under protection of art. 83 of the LOU. Includes negotiation, drafting, review, invoicing and legal-administrative follow-up of contracted R&D & Innovation activities and related legal businesses.

Resources and R&D & Innovation Support Programs, responsible for the management of human capital calls for research and mobility of R&D & Innovation personnel, justification and economic and administrative follow-up of R&D & Innovation grants for personnel and mobility, the design and management of specific calls for the promotion of R&D & Innovation and the evaluation of R&D & Innovation activity.

International R&D & Innovation, dedicated to promoting and managing the participation of UV researchers in the different European R&D & Innovation initiatives (Horizon 2020, COST, LIFE, etc.) and, in general, of an international nature, through the different sources of funding. It also carries out actions to promote and stimulate researchers for their participation in international research programs considered strategic for UV.

Granted R&D & Innovation, which deals with the management of R&D & Innovation projects and public-private collaborative activities, as well as the promotion of participation in national and regional R&D projects and initiatives and the justification and economic-administrative follow-up of R&D & Innovation activities.

Innovation, Valorisation and Entrepreneurship, mainly dedicated to the valorisation of the capacities and research results for their effective transfer to the industry, either through their license to companies and other entities, or through the creation of start-up companies. This section also deals with the management of intellectual and industrial property rights derived from the research activity, the management of the own UV aid program in the part dedicated to the valorisation and transfer of technology and the management of initiatives within the framework of the Empren+ entrepreneurship program and also helps to encourage the entrepreneurial culture and cooperation in R&D & Innovation.

Financial Control, Audit and R&D & Innovation Estructural Funds, dedicated to the control of the economic management of R&D & Innovation activities, the justification of contracted R&D & Innovation activities, the management of audits and the application, follow-up and justification of infrastructures and R&D & Innovation structural funds.