The Research Authority at Reichman University aims to encourage and advance research among RU's scholars, in order to position their work as an innovative and groundbreaking source of knowledge that constitutes an important element in the development of the economy and society. The research carried out at RU is diverse and conducted in all of its disciplines, with collaboration taking place between the disciplines themselves as well as with many partners from leading universities and other bodies in Israel and around the world. The Research Authority offers researchers assistance every step of the way: locating research foundations and private and public sources of funding, helping submit proposals, managing research budgets, communicating with funders and partners, and serving as a liaison between researchers and funding bodies, collaborating institutions, and other campus departments.