Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Limited Submission: Gates Foundation Networks for School Improvement

The Research Development Office has been made aware of interest in a limited submission opportunity with a short timeline. Any faculty interested in participating in an expedited internal competition to select NC State's submission for this opportunity should email a one page project description and a two page CV as one file to by 3:00 on Friday 9/28.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Networks for School Improvement (Late 2018)
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is funding intermediary organizations to form Networks for School Improvement (NSIs). An NSI is a network of secondary schools working in partnership with an intermediary organization to use a continuous improvement process to significantly increase the number of Black, Latino, and low-income students who earn a high school diploma, enroll in a postsecondary institution, and are on track in their first year to earn a credential with labor-market value.  

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Chancellor's Innovation Fund: Call for Pre-proposals

Dear Colleagues,

The Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures is now accepting pre-proposal submissions for the next funding cycle of the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF).  

The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) is a highly competitive process and has produced outstanding results:
-$3.1M awarded to 45 projects
-CIF awardees have been awarded/raised $33M in additional external development funds 
-35 commercialization agreements 
-Over $1M in license revenue
-18 startup companies launched

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Limited Submission: NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) funds research projects that identify (1) factors that are effective in the formation of ethical STEM researchers and (2) approaches to developing those factors in all the fields of science and engineering that NSF supports.
Internal due date:  Notification of interest:
Limit: 1 per institution
Agency due date: Full proposal - 2/22/19

Monday, September 17, 2018

September Issue of Research Development and Grant Writing News

The September 2018 issue of Research Development and Grant Writing News has been posted to the Research Development Office's website

Topics in this issue include:
  • BLUF: Write as if Your Reviewers were Generals
  • Preparing to Write Your Proposal
  • Writing Your Proposal
  • Editing, Revising, and Rewriting Your Proposal
  • Understand the Review Process & How to Write to Your Reviewers
  • Reviewing the Reviewers (Resubmitting Declined Proposals)
The Research Development Office maintains an institutional-level subscription allowing us to distribute freely within NC State. Please forward this message to all interested parties within the NC State community.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Request for Pre-proposals Focused on Recycling

After the jump, please see a press release from the Environmental Research and Education Foundation regarding funding opportunities related to the study of recycling issues, including a considerable interest in human behavior in recycling efforts. Please let me know if you're interested in developing a proposal

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