This year's faculty-grant Request for Applications (RFA) will solicit proposals from multi-campus, multidisciplinary teams that help to position them to compete for extramural funding. Researchable topics will not be predefined, but applications must be designed to strengthen the team's future funding proposal.
Principal Investigators must attend the Collaboration Initiative Retreat to be eligible for funding from this program. The retreat will take place Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 from 9:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center (2021 Transformation Drive, Lincoln, NE 68508).**Please note registration for the retreat is not open yet. Central Administration is only collecting topics for project themes at this time. Registration will open and Request for Applications (RFA) will be available on Sept. 16.
Breakout sessions will be organized around broad research topics to facilitate identification of potential collaborators. Faculty are encouraged to suggest topics for breakout sessions. See current list of topics or suggest other topics.
Planning and Proposal Generation Grants - One-year grants, of up to $20,000 each, to build new collaborations across University of Nebraska campuses.
Formed/Forming Team Seed Grants - Two-year grants, of up to $150,000 each, to enhance research collaborations among Principal Investigators that have had modest levels of previous collaboration.
Team Strengthening Seed Grants - Two-year grants, of up to $300,000 each, to support existing faculty research collaborations so that teams become more competitive for significant extramural research funding.
NEW IN 2019: Research with a Global Impact - Up to two seed and two planning grants will be available to facilitate and strengthen research collaborations among faculty engaging in extramurally-fundable international research.
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