The Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) is now accepting applications for the following awards and internal investment programs supporting research and creative activities at the University of Tennessee. Additional eligibility criteria are specified in each announcement, but these opportunities are open to individuals with a primary appointment at UT Knoxville, the UT Institute of Agriculture, or the UT Space Institute. Continue reading
LIFT Accepting Project Submissions for Fast Forge Program
Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), the Detroit-based national manufacturing innovation institute, recently announced that it is accepting project submissions for its 2020 Fast Forge program. The Fast Forge program is designed to solicit new project ideas connecting materials, processes and systems and develop those ideas on a shorter timeline.
Project submission deadline is November 6, 2020. Project submissions can be made by filling out the Fast Forge Project Submission form.
LIFT will hold weekly sessions to answer questions about the selection, funding, and program management processes. Register for these information sessions below:
See the full solicitation announcement here.
TVA Announces University Project Grant
The Tennessee Valley Authority is now accepting applications for the University Project grant. TVA is interested in projects that focus on their identified research gaps and areas of concern, with the hope that these engagements with university partners will lead to additional research collaboration opportunities in the future.
Please review this presentation for additional information about TVA’s research challenge areas. Typical awards are between $75,000–100,000.
How to Apply:
Division of Diversity and Engagement Offers Funding and Sponsorship
The Division of Diversity and Engagement provides several funding opportunities for faculty and staff. Competitive funding opportunities are rooted and awarded in their data driven potential to support the volunteer spirit, encourage discovery, and create an impact.
Read more at diversity.utk.edu.
Strategic Research Initiatives Team Seeking Three Faculty Fellows
The Strategic Research Initiatives (SRI) team in the Office of Research and Engagement is hiring three Faculty Fellows for a 1-year appointment beginning in late summer or early fall of 2020.
Fellows will conduct activities or projects that help SRI identify and promote UT strategic research capabilities and help articulate them to external audience. Fellows are also responsible for seeking out and responding to emerging research opportunities in federal mission agencies, and helping to mobilize multidisciplinary teams to pursue these opportunities. Continue reading