NRI proposals due by Nov. 1

The Nebraska Research Initiative is seeking proposals for research projects with potential to encourage the state’s economic growth. Proposals are due by 5 p.m. Nov. 1 to the Office of Research and Economic Development.
 
All full-time, tenure-track University of Nebraska faculty are eligible to apply for NRI funding, but proposals must represent collaborations by faculty teams. Preference will be given to new multidisciplinary teams and collaborations among NU campuses. Focus areas include biosecurity; nanotechnology and materials science; water and environmental management; sustainable and renewable energy; molecular genetics; bioengineering; health outcomes and services; science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and information systems development and management.
 
Proposals, with administrative approvals, must be submitted a PDF file to UNLresearch@unl.edu.
 
Full details and application forms are available at the NRI RFP website.
 
For more information contact Mike Zeleny, assistant vice chancellor for research, Office of Research and Economic Development, (402) 472-3554