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Federal Research Relations

The Federal Research Relations Office acts in the best interest of West Virginia University’s community and university priorities to support and enhance our academic reputation.

We serve the University community by:

WVU’s Federal Research Relations Office works to help achieve the broader Research Office mission to: “Generate and disseminate new knowledge and foster other scholarly and creative works; develop innovative technologies; promote entrepreneurship; and advance economic development through technology transfer and the commercialization of inventions.”


Suzanne Bentzel
Director, Federal Research Relations
West Virginia University
400 North Capitol Street, N.W.
Suite 376
Washington, D.C. 20001
Office: (202) 403-8650
Cell: (301) 395-0973

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Lobbying Disclosure

If you have any questions regarding lobbying disclosures in general or submission of quarterly lobbying disclosure reports, please do not hesitate to contact the Government Relations office.

Research Funding Opportunities

If you are looking for research funding opportunities or looking to see what research is being done please visit OSP’s website for further information and additional resources.

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