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About Cayuse


Cayuse provides an integrated suite of research administration software solutions, from pre- and post-award to compliance and facilities management.

Cayuse At a Glance


founded by a researcher at Oregon Health & Science University


modules to address every step of the research lifecycle


employees focused on serving research organizations


research institutions, universities, and hospitals served

$38.8 B

U.S. federal funding submitted using Cayuse 424 in 2018


of implementations finished on time and on budget

Decades of Research Administration Experience

In 1994, OHSU researcher Christian Harker, Ph.D., wanted to spend less time faxing forms and more time on research. So he founded Cayuse and created the industry’s first grant application software with system-to-system submission to

Since then, Cayuse has developed an intuitive electronic research administration ecosystem. Today, we provide software solutions for sponsored project management, effort certification, financial projections and reporting, compliance, and animal facility operations. We also partner with the best complementary software providers and industry experts who can provide consultation and professional services to help institutions meet their strategic goals.

Scalable Solutions for Organizations of Any Size

Our customers include academic institutions, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations—with research budgets ranging from $1 million to more than $1 billion. They use our intuitive, industry-leading software to improve collaboration between researchers and administrators, mitigate compliance risks, and save time. All of Cayuse’s products are backed by our world-class customer service and support.

Leadership Team

Meet our experienced leaders and learn about their backgrounds in research administration, edtech, and SaaS.

Join Us

Our rewarding mission and focused team makes Cayuse an inspiring and energetic place to work. Come join us!

Ready to save time and simplify your research administration process?