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Latest News

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.

Grant Writers' Boot Camp Registration

Oct 17th, 2017 -- dmbsrs

Sponsored Research Services is offering the Grant Writer’s Boot Camp on January 10 and 11, 2018 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center. 

The Boot Camp is a two-day, intensive workshop on proposal writing and peer review.  Boot Camp is designed for new faculty and those with limited experience in proposal writing.  The program is open to faculty from all disciplines.  Participants will have the opportunity to compete for internal seed funding awards. 

New York Space Grant Faculty Grants

Oct 13th, 2017 -- dxhsrs

The New York Space Grant (NYSG) Consortium is pleased to announce a call for two categories of proposals. Grants up to $20,000 each will be competitively awarded. Matching funds are not required. A total of $60,000 in Space Grant funds are expected to be awarded for this RFP. The period of performance is one year (January 1 – December 31, 2018).