MnDRIVE Industry and Environment is offering multiple, one time shared equipment grants to be awarded to MnDRIVE-related faculty labs. The total dollar amount available for this program is $500,000 which will be divided among selected proposals. No single proposal shall be awarded more than $300,000. The proposed equipment must be accessible to everyone at all times, and shared among laboratories of MnDRIVE-related faculty. Funded grants are a one-time investment and are not recurring.
Attached is our “Proposal Submission Form”, which outlines the requested information:
2-page maximum length (12 pt font; excluding attachments)
For proposal submission, please use the following naming convention … “Lastname_Firstinitial_mndrive_equipment_proposal_2019”
Proposals may be submitted as either a Word doc or PDF file
All submissions should be emailed to Jeff Standish (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5 PM on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, for full consideration. The proposal will be reviewed by Jeff Standish, Paige Novak, and Mike Sadowsky, and recipients will be notified accordingly. Any questions can be directed to Jeff Standish or Mike Sadowsky.
**Please note that large equipment grants are also available via Grant-in-Aid of Research Awards funds through OVPR. These MnDRIVE funds can also be used as a partial match for the Grant-in-Aid program.