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DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA)

Aug 15th, 2018 -- dxhsrs

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA) program aims to identify and engage rising stars in junior faculty positions in academia and equivalent positions at non-profit research institutions and expose them to Department of Defense (DoD) and National Security challenges and needs. In particular, this YFA will provide high-impact funding to elite researchers early in their careers to develop innovative new research directions in the context of enabling transformative DoD capabilities.


Jul 26th, 2018 -- dmbsrs

The UNYTE Pilot program may award up to $50,000 maximum for one year to a project that stimulates new inter-institutional collaborations in health research, between the University of Rochester and RIT or other UNYTE member institution. Investigators are encouraged to develop an innovative, team-based approach to a problem in health research that reflects the particular strengths of the members and their institutions.

Sony Research Awards

Jul 19th, 2018 -- dmbsrs

The 2018 Sony Research Award Program is now open and the submission deadline is September 15, 2018. The Research Award program is composed of two awards: the Faculty Innovation Award and the Focused Research Award, each with their own requirements and maximum award amounts. These programs provide funding for cutting-edge academic research and help build a collaborative relationship between faculty and Sony researchers.

NSF Regional Grants Conference November 8-9, 2018

Jul 17th, 2018 -- dmbsrs

The next NSF Grants Conference will be held November 8-9, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. Registration opens on Thursday, September 6th at 12:00 PM EST.  These events often sell out quickly. 

Key representatives from the National Science Foundation as well as your colleagues - faculty, researchers and grant administrators - representing colleges and universities from around the US will participate.


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