The Department of Defense (DoD) is soliciting applications from current/recent DoD awardees on basic research topics to receive mentoring and funding to accelerate the transition and commercialization of the funded research. The I-Corps @ DoD program is designed to support the acceleration of basic research innovations from qualifying institutions by providing Principal Investigators (PIs) and students with training and mentorship in customer discovery and the commercialization process.
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The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). DURIP is designed to improve the capabilities of accredited U.S. institutions of higher education to conduct research and to educate scientists and engineers in areas important to national defense, by providing funds for the acquisition of research equipment or instrumentation. Applications must address the impact of the equipment or instrumentation on your institution’s ability to educate students through research in disciplines important to DoD missions.
DoD has released the new call for the MURI, available below. White paper deadline is June 29, 2018 (questions by June 15), with full proposals due by October 16, 2018 (questions by October 2). Estimated start date for grants is June 1, 2019. It is strongly advised that prospective PIs submit a white paper first before developing a full proposal. Please work with your SRS pre-award rep to do so.
UNYTE Translational Research Network (UNYTE) Pipeline-to-Pilot Awards are intended to stimulate research partnerships between UNYTE member institutions 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. RIT is a UNYTE member.
The Center for Emerging & Innovative Sciences (CEIS), a NYSTAR designated Center for Advanced Technology funded by NY State has announced its solicitation for research proposals for consideration in the 2018/2019 fiscal year.
VentureWell’s E-Teams program provides funds for faculty-led multidisciplinary student teams to bring inventions to market. E-teams must contain a minimum of two active undergraduate or graduate RIT students as key members, and a faculty mentor who will serve as Principal Investigator (PI).
Applicants for the May program cycle must submit project abstracts (described below) to Charles Bush at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.