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Partnerships for Innovation

Nov 3rd, 2017 -- dmbsrs

Synopsis. The NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers the opportunity to transform new knowledge into societal benefits through translational research and technology development efforts which catalyze partnerships to accelerate innovations that address significant societal needs.

NSF Research Traineeship

Oct 31st, 2017 -- dmbsrs

Synopsis. The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. 

UNYTE Translational Research Network Pipeline Pilot Awards

Oct 23rd, 2017 -- dmbsrs

The URMC Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute announces a UNYTE pipeline pilot grant opportunity of up to $10,000. This award is intended to stimulate research partnerships between UNYTE member institutions (RIT is a member) to compete for future external translational biomedical research funding.   Research teams must consist of one faculty member from the University of Rochester and at least one faculty member at another UNYTE member institution.

NEXUS-NY Clean Energy Accelerator Seed Funding

Oct 23rd, 2017 -- dmbsrs

NEXUS-NY is a clean energy seed accelerator.  Each year, NEXUS-NY provides financial, business and educational support to around 10 entrepreneurial teams which are selected through a competitive application process. 

The next application window opens on October 2nd and closes on November 10th.  NEXUS-NY has previously worked with several RIT researchers and students, providing intense business mentoring and commercialization grants.

NIH Boot Camp

Oct 19th, 2017 -- dmbsrs

Sponsored Research Services is offering an advanced boot camp for early career investigators to improve their proposals to the National Institutes of Health.  The NIH Boot Camp is scheduled for January 10, 2018 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center.

The NIH Boot Camp is open to researchers who expect NIH to be a significant source of funding.  Seed funding will be available to support pilot studies and other efforts to improve or revise proposals.

Participation is predicated on completion of a seed funding proposal and a completed and approved Proposal Routing Form.