Limited Submission: NSF - 2021 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)
Opens Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM (EST)
Deadline Jun 21 2021 12:00 PM (EDT)
Description

NSF: Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18513/nsf18513.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MRI

Keywords: state-of-the art research instrumentation, shared/multi-user instruments, distributed/networked instruments, acquisition projects, development projects

Award Details: MRI Awards are categorized into Track 1 ($100K-$1M) and Track 2 ($1M-$4M).  Awards with both categories can be for acquisition or development projects

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 3 from UConn Health (For each campus, no more than 2 submissions of Track 1 proposals, no more than 1 submission of Track 2 Proposals.  Limit includes both proposals where UConn/UConn Health is the lead institution or a significantly funded subawardee.

Eligibility:  The MRI Program especially seeks broad representation of PIs in its award portfolio, including women, underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities. Since demographic diversity may be greater among early-career researchers the MRI program also encourages proposals with early-career PIs and proposals that benefit early-career researchers.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 12, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Submission Window: January 1, 2022 - January 19, 2022

Additional information:  Cost sharing of precisely 30% of the total project cost is required for Ph.D.-granting institutions of higher education and for non-degree-granting organizations.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

Limited Submission: NSF - 2021 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)


NSF: Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce this limited submission funding opportunity/award.  Limited submission programs allow only a select number of applicants from each institution.  In order to determine which PIs will be selected as the official applicants from UConn/UConn Health, an OVPR internal competition may be necessary (full process is described at our website).  

All PIs who wish to be considered for this opportunity must submit a notification of intent to submit form through the UConn Quest Portal by the due date listed below.  PIs must be selected and approved by the OVPR to be eligible to submit to this sponsor. 

Program Information/RFP: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18513/nsf18513.htm

Quest Portal Program Link: https://quest.uconn.edu/prog/MRI

Keywords: state-of-the art research instrumentation, shared/multi-user instruments, distributed/networked instruments, acquisition projects, development projects

Award Details: MRI Awards are categorized into Track 1 ($100K-$1M) and Track 2 ($1M-$4M).  Awards with both categories can be for acquisition or development projects

Number of UConn Applicants: 3 from Storrs/Regional Campuses, 3 from UConn Health (For each campus, no more than 2 submissions of Track 1 proposals, no more than 1 submission of Track 2 Proposals.  Limit includes both proposals where UConn/UConn Health is the lead institution or a significantly funded subawardee.

Eligibility:  The MRI Program especially seeks broad representation of PIs in its award portfolio, including women, underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities. Since demographic diversity may be greater among early-career researchers the MRI program also encourages proposals with early-career PIs and proposals that benefit early-career researchers.

Internal Notification of Intent Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2021 by 12PM

Internal Pre-proposal (if necessary) Deadline: Monday, July 12, 2021 by 12PM

Sponsor Submission Window: January 1, 2022 - January 19, 2022

Additional information:  Cost sharing of precisely 30% of the total project cost is required for Ph.D.-granting institutions of higher education and for non-degree-granting organizations.

If a full internal competition is necessary, pre-proposals should be submitted that include: 1) A two page project narrative briefly describing the project, its key aims/objectives, the methodologies/approaches that will be used, and how the project goals align with the goals of the program.  Please see the sponsor guidelines for details about program goals and application components.  2) 1-2 page budget overview with justifications.  3)  Biosketches/brief CVs for key personnel.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research at research@uconn.edu 

Follow UConn Research on Twitter & LinkedIn.

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Opens
Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM (EST)
Deadline
Jun 21 2021 12:00 PM (EDT)