Funding

The Fourth Annual CoRE Competition is now live!  We anticipate awarding $400,000 in support  through the below five funding opportunities that will collectively reinforce a broad culture of interdisciplinary exchange, collaboration, planning, and support. 

Briefly:

  • Interdisciplinary Working Groups support groups of faculty to convene around research topic areas to build awareness and relationships across disciplines, allow for cross-fertilization of ideas, identify potential collaborative research opportunities, and provide a venue for finding partners.
    • Funding and Duration: Up to $15,000 per working group for projects lasting 1 year
    • Expected Number of Awards: 5-10
    • Proposal Deadline for FY2021 Funding: 5:00 P.M. on Friday, April 3, 2020

 

  • Pilot Research Partnerships supports collaborative research projects with strong potential to garner future funding from external sources (including industrial support) and/or with outstanding commercial potential. Projects may be intra-institutional, multi-institutional, or public-private partnerships. For FY2021, up to half of the Pilot Research Partnership awards are expected to involve non-UNH partners.
    • Funding and Duration: Up to $30,000 per project, for projects lasting 1 year
    • Expected Number of Awards: 3-5
    • Proposal Deadline for FY2021 Funding: 5:00 P.M. on Friday, April 3, 2020

 

  • Creating New Centers supports the establishment of new, interdisciplinary Centers with research programs that have strong potential for significant future funding support from government agencies, corporations, industrial consortia or foundations.
    • Funding and Duration: Up to $200,000 total for a period of two years
    • Must be matched 1:1 by non-OSVPREEO funds that represent the most appropriate departments, college(s), school, etc.
    • Expected Number of Awards: 1 new Center every 2 years
    • Proposal Deadline for FY2021 Funding: 5:00 P.M. on Friday, April 3, 2020

 

  • Strengthening Existing Centers better positions existing interdisciplinary research Centers for success.
    • Funding and Duration: Up to $50,000 total for projects lasting 1 year
    • Must be matched 1:1 by non-OSVPREEO funds that represent the most appropriate departments, college(s), school, etc.
    • Expected Number of Awards: 1 every 2 years
    • Proposal Deadline for FY2021 Funding: 5:00 P.M. on Friday, April 3, 2020

 

  • Supporting Large, Complex Proposal Development provides dedicated funding and guidance to increase the competitiveness of UNH teams for major, interdisciplinary external grants. To be eligible, proposal development activities must: target a multi-year opportunity (or a combination of opportunities within a single thematic area) with an annual budget greater than or equal to $3,500,000; start at least 9-12 months prior to the expected due date of the targeted funding opportunity; and require a large, multi-investigator team.
    • Funding and Duration: Up to $100,000 per project
    • Must be matched by a minimum of 25% non-OSVPREEO funds
    • Expected Number of Awards: 2 per year
    • Proposal Deadline for FY2021 Funding: 5:00 P.M. on Friday, April 3, 2020

 

Please refer to the individual funding opportunity descriptions for more details regarding the program requirements and application process.

To learn more and apply, visit: https://unh.infoready4.com   

  • UNH CoRE: Interdisciplinary Working Groups (FY2021 Funding)

https://unh.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1807431

  • UNH CoRE: Pilot Research Partnerships (FY2021 Funding)

https://unh.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1807449

  • UNH CoRE: Creating New Centers (FY2021 Funding)

https://unh.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1807512

  • UNH CoRE: Strengthening Existing Centers (FY2021 Funding)

https://unh.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1807508

  • UNH CoRE: Large and Complex Proposal Development (FY2021 Funding)

https://unh.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1807515

 

 

Please direct any questions to maria.emanuel@unh.edu. Additional information about CoRE, including past awardees, can be found: https://mypages.unh.edu/core/home