Archives for June 20, 2016

Fast Track grants

Congratulations to three sets of grant winners from the UM Fast Track program:

  • Joshua Rovey Faculty Josh Roveyand Steven Berg  “Development and Commercialization of Multi-mode Micro-propulsion”
  • Hai-Lung Tsai Tsai thumbnail “3-D Printing for Amorphous Metal Structures”
  • Reza Zoughi  “Millimeter Wave Imaging System Development for Diagnosis of Skin Cancers and Burns”

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ORAU Travel Grants Program

Faculty members from an ORAU Sponsoring or Associate Institutioncan request up to $800 to facilitate travel by a faculty member.

Criteria for decisions to award travel grants include:

  • Potential engagement of others, especially students
  • Probability of a long-term collaboration
  • New collaboration (proposed partners have no strong current ties)
  • Well-defined outcome(s), such as a proposal to an identified opportunity, a white paper in anticipation of future funding, or a publication as a result of data collected during the visit.

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ORAU Events Sponsorship Program

Up to $4,000 can be requested to support events which involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. Two Calls for Proposals will be issued each year. Typical events might include visits to an ORAU institution by a renowned speaker, conferences or workshops with a focused theme, or a technology transfer/business plan competition.

Criteria for decisions to award Event Sponsorship grants include:

  • Potential engagement of others, especially students
  • Probability of a long-term collaboration
  • New or enhanced collaboration (proposed partners have no strong current ties)
  • Well-defined outcome(s), such as a proposal to an identified opportunity, a white paper in anticipation of future funding, or a publication as a result of data collected during the event.

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