This program shall tap Fellows from public, private, and non-government organizations, who can source funds for LU's R & D Program, including its Publication Program. The R & D Fellows shall be provided with technical assistance through R&DC, from project proposal preparation to implementation and submission and publication of research output. The Fellows can get remuneration and/or honorarium from research project funds.
Also, it can be done through a partnership with public, private, and non-government organizations that need assistance in their research undertaking which the R & PD could provide in exchange of support to LU such as access to facilities, OJT program, sponsorship to seminars, and other identified needs of the institution.
The advantages are multi-facet. Professionals of known goodness and integrity are tapped, and delivering research outputs of excellent standards; and published with copyright privilege, thus protecting intellectual property rights.