Together we drive UF research.

MainSpring is an interconnected community of professionals learning, sharing and growing together to move the research enterprise forward at UF.

Our mission is to connect a diverse community of professionals, fostering networking, education, and skill development, to strategically reduce administrative burden on faculty and minimize risk to UF in sponsored programs administration. We achieve this by implementing initiatives measured through our competency model, ensuring continual learning, sharing, and growth among our community.

Below you will find access to more information on the following skills:

  • Professional
  • Grantsmanship
  • Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • Fiscal

Additionally, can create your own training plan and gain access to valuable toolkits that serve as resources to help in your role of supporting research at UF.

Build Your Own Custom Mainspring Training Plan