Monthly Archives: April 2011

First Award Grants – Large Companion Animals

First Award Grants – Large Companion Animals (Horses and Llamas/Alpacas) Sponsor: Morris Animal Foundation SYNOPSIS: First Award Grants provide research funding for aspiring researchers first projects as the principal investigator and pairs them with a seasoned research mentor to help … Continue reading

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Johnson (Robert Wood) Foundation

Johnson (Robert Wood) Foundation SYNOPSIS: RWJF’s Pioneer Portfolio makes awards in response to unsolicited proposals for projects that suggest new and creative approaches to solving health and health care problems. Web Site: http://www.rwjf.org/applications/unsolicited/unsolicitedgrants.jhtml   For assistance in developing a response … Continue reading

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Philanthropic Efforts Expand University Research, Entrepreneurship in U.S and Canada

  Generous individuals and foundations are stepping up to support university-based initiatives designed to expand research and encourage young people to create high-growth jobs at a time when operating budgets for higher education are facing drastic funding cuts across the … Continue reading

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SBIR/STTR Solicitation Deadlines

SBIR/STTR Solicitation Deadlines     Open / Released Solicitations Program Release / Closing Date EPA 2011 SBIR Solicitation Due May 3, 2011. NSF FY-2011 (2) SBIR Expected May 10, 2011. FY11.2 DOT SBIR Program Solicitation Due June 13, 2011. FY … Continue reading

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EDA and Partners Commit $33M to Grow Regional Innovation Clusters

  The Economic Development Administration (EDA) in partnership with 15 other federal agencies and bureaus intends to commit $33 million in direct federal funding and provide technical assistance resources for the Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge — a new public-private … Continue reading

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DOE Commits $130 Million in Funding for ARPA-E’s Fourth Round of Funding

  U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu announced that DOE intends to commit up to $130 million to support advanced research projects on rare earth alternatives and breakthroughs in biofuels, thermal storage, grid controls and solar power electronics. … Continue reading

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Biomass Research and Development Initiative

Biomass Research and Development Initiative Sponsor: Golden Field Office/Department of Energy SYNOPSIS: The sponsors provide financial assistance for projects addressing research, development, and demonstration of biomass based products, bioenergy, biofuels, biopower, and related processes. Deadline(s): 05/31/2011 Web Site: http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=JhqBNyvBTtvhRy1W1jt4LvyG1wyhCp7RZ91jTbY2Z1ZgMBgr2xQh!-1546227132?oppId=87874&mode=VIEW For … Continue reading

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