2015 Research Infrastructure Investment Program

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals to fund research infrastructure at the University of Minnesota.

In keeping with its strategic plan, the OVPR is committed to facilitating strong core facilities as the backbone for research excellence and to encourage cross disciplinary collaboration. To ensure the viability of existing, critical facilities and research support services, the funding available for this RFP will be directed toward new or existing facilities, service centers or other shared resources across the university system.

Key dates include:

Letter of intent: Mar. 9, 2015
Full proposal: Apr. 13, 2015
Award notification: June, 2015
Project state date: July 1, 2015

Past recipients range from the Driven to Discover building (a dedicated research resource at the Minnesota State Fair) to developing mass cytometry capabilities to creating a centralized repository for bio-specimens and associated data to support interdisciplinary research. See a list of 2014 recipients.

Learn more and apply

Questions? Please contact facgrant@umn.edu or 612-625-2356.