Author: Robert Mills

Funding Opportunity | USDA-NIFA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program (BRAG)

Amount: $25K-$500K Deadline: Letter of Intent due December 12, 2018 (4:00PM central; full applications due February 20, 2019) Description: The purpose of the BRAG program is to support the generation of new information that will assist Federal regulatory agencies in making science-based decisions about the effects of introducing into the environmentgenetically engineered organisms (GE), including plants, microorganisms — … Continue reading Funding Opportunity | USDA-NIFA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program (BRAG)

Funding Opportunity: NSF Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1)

Amount: $6M – $20M; $600K – $20M Deadline: Pre-proposal due February 19, 2019 (5:00PM central; full applications by invitation only due May 20, 2019) Description: NSF-supported science and engineering research increasingly relies on cutting-edge infrastructure. With its Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program and Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) projects, NSF supports infrastructure projects at … Continue reading Funding Opportunity: NSF Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1)

Schulte Moore Named Associate Director of the Bioeconomy Institute

Lisa Schulte Moore has been named an associate director of the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) at Iowa State University. Schulte Moore, a professor in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, will spearhead efforts at the institute in sustainable biomass production. Robert Brown, BEI director and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering at Iowa State, … Continue reading Schulte Moore Named Associate Director of the Bioeconomy Institute

Funding Opportunity | Moore Inventors Fellows

Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Title: Moore Inventors Fellows (LIMITED: 2 per institution) Website: www.moore.org/initiative-strategy-detail?initiativeId=moore-inventor-fellows Proposal Type: Internal Pre-proposal; Proposal Deadline: Internal Pre-Proposal January 1, 2019; First Agency Deadline is anticipated for March 1, 2019 Funding range: $200,000/year for 3 years to the PI, with additional $25,000 to institution.  Submitter must provide “$50,000 annually … Continue reading Funding Opportunity | Moore Inventors Fellows

Funding Opportunities | Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF) Title: Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) (LIMITED: 1 per institution) Website: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18532/nsf18532.htm Proposal Type: Internal Pre-proposal; Proposal Deadline: Internal Pre-Proposal: December 10, 2018; Full Proposal: February 22, 2019 (5:00PM) Funding range: Up to $400,000 (3-year), Up to $600,000 (5-year) Topics: The Program accepts proposals for innovative research projects … Continue reading Funding Opportunities | Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)



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