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Call for Proposals: Equipment and Infrastructure Fund

The Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development (ORIED) has opened applications for the FY22 Equipment and Infrastructure Fund. This award aims to enhance UT’s research mission by providing support for the acquisition of state-of-the-art or innovative equipment that will advance the research mission of the university or for the repair, replacement, or upgrade of critical research infrastructure.

Multidisciplinary proposals that engage and support faculty from more than one department, and proposals for equipment or infrastructure that will be part of a core facility, are strongly encouraged.

Award Timeline

Proposal Due Date:                    5 p.m. on December 1, 2021
Department Head Approval:       December 8, 2021
ADR Approval:                            December 15, 2021
Award Announcement:               Week of January 24, 2022

Proposals must be submitted online using the InfoReady system no later than 5 p.m. on December 1, 2021. For questions or additional information, please contact the Division of Research and Innovation Initiatives at avcrd@utk.edu.