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Funding Opportunities Roundup: February 27, 2015

DARPA – BAA-15-28 Future Arctic Sensing Technologies (FAST)

DARPA is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of novel Arctic sensor systems. In particular, DARPA is interested in concepts for low-cost, rapidly-deployable, environmentally friendly, unmanned sensor systems, including deployment and data reach-back from above the Arctic Circle that can detect, track and identify air, surface and subsurface targets.
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Workshop: ASSIST – NIH’s New Submission Portal

NIH has opened their submission portal, ASSIST (Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking), for submission of R03 and R21 proposals. By the end of the year, NIH plans to have the ASSIST portal as a submission option for all proposal types. Join us for a training session to get an overview of the portal and learn the benefits of using ASSIST.
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Funding Opportunities Roundup: Feb. 20, 2015

DARPA-BAA-15-18: Communicating with Computers (CwC)

DARPA is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of natural communication with computers. This program is a 6.1 basic research effort that aims to accelerate progress toward two-way communication between people and computers in which the machine is more than merely a receiver of commands and in which a full range of natural modes is tapped, including potentially language, gesture and facial or other expressions. Proposed research should investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances in science, devices, or systems.

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Workshop: UT-Battelle Proposal Preparation

Participants in this workshop will gain a better understanding of the step by step process for UT-Battelle proposals that are routed through the OSP. Topics covered will include forms, budgets, budget justifications, and other relevant items related to the process. Anyone associated with preparing UT-Battelle proposals should attend, especially newer faculty and/or staff who are not familiar with the process. Please contact Jennifer Benson, proposals administrator for the Office of Sponsored Programs, at (865)-974-2482 or jennifer.benson@tennessee.edu with any questions.

Wednesday, March 11 from 1-2 p.m in Blount Hall, Room A004.

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