Supporting innovative faculty and staff developing device and software technology in the College of Engineering

About the Funding

  • College of Engineer faculty and staff
  • College of Engineer postdoctoral fellows and scholars

Letter of Support from Department Chair 

Up to $40,000 per project

Our panel of judges of Office of Innovation staff, content experts, and venture capitalists will rank projects based on commercial and technological viability and how likely the proposed milestones can be accomplished within the requested budget and timeline.

October 20

Upcoming Proposal Deadline

PI must be in College of Engineering
PI primary department
What is current SOC and what is wrong with it? (1-2 paragraphs)
Provide a brief description of technology (1-2 paragraphs).  What is the potential benefit over the standard of care?
Description Budget Timeline
Describe each milestone and provide an estimated budget and time to completion.
Use of Funds
*Other funding categories require prior approval before submission
What is the anticipated technology readiness level at the completion of the project?
Provide statement of support from Chair. 
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