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Research Area:Brain Conditions

University of Minnesota named a Udall Center for Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research, receives $9.07 million from NIH over five years

Dr. Jerrold Vitek, MD, PhD,   Head of Neurology and member of the MnDRIVE Brain Conditions leadership team, will direct the Udall Center.   “Legislative support through the MnDRIVE Brain Conditions initiative helped set the stage for the Udall Center,” said Vitek. “We are especially grateful to the people of Minnesota and the state legislature. We are committed to serving as a resource for patients and their families throughout the state as a return on this investment.”

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Funding Opportunities

Research Area:Environment

2017 MnDRIVE Bioremediation Seed Grants

Deadline: 
December 9, 2016

Expression of Interest: Nov 18, 2016
Application Deadline: December 9, 2016

MnDRIVE: Advancing industry, conserving our environment, is now requesting proposals for new research on microbial systems for bioremediation. 

Research Area:Environment

MnDRIVE Enviornment 2017 Demonstration Grants

Deadline: 
December 9, 2016

Deadline:  December 9, 2016

The MnDRIVE: Advancing Industry, Conserving Our Environment initiative now requests proposals for NEW field-scale demonstration projects in the area of microbial systems for bioremediation. 

Research Area:Brain Conditions

2017-2018 MnDRIVE Fellowships in Neuromodulation

Deadline: 
January 20, 2017

 (summer 2017 and fall 2017 start dates)

Research Area:Robotics

MnDRIVE RSAM Industrial Partnership Grants

Deadline: 
May 31, 2017

The MnDRIVE Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing (RSAM) initiative invites proposals for Industrial Partnership Grants.