Research is an integral part of the academic activities of the Post-Graduate departments of the University. R&D Projects and Consultancies are carried out by the faculty members of Goa University. RDRM Cell processes/reviews all research proposals to be submitted by University faculty to the funding agencies. It also co-ordinates between the funding agencies and the Project Investigator at the University for approved projects. To incentivize research and improve the quality of publications of faculty members, RDRM provides monetary incentive for research publications in SCOPUS/ Web of Knowledge indexed journals.
Through its Industry-University Partnership (IUP) committee it develops interactions with industry within and outside Goa to promote participation of industrial experts in teaching and research programmes, industrial research and consultancy work.
RDRM assists Intellectual Property Assessment Committee of the University in assessing the applications submitted by faculty members to file patents.
It maintains a profile of faculty expertise and a list of the infrastructural facilities at the University for circulation to potential industry partners.
RDRM also arranges meetings between potential industry partners, funding agency representatives and the University faculty for promotion of sponsored research and new funding schemes.