Twitter is introducing a pilot project called Twitter Data Grants, through which the company will give a handful of research institutions access to its extensive public and historical data on a wide variety of topics. Researchers addressing big questions, from health-related information such as when and where the flu may hit to global events, will be able to access the data they need.
Archive – February 2014
Ajinomoto Innovation Alliance Program (AIAP) - Awards up to $200k - External Deadline: March 12, 2014
Ajinomoto is searching for open innovation opportunities with researchers and research institutions across the globe in order to create new value. Eligible research relates to the application of Amino acids, metabolic engineering, bioinformatics, synthetic biology, food palatability mechanism, food palatability evaluation technology, psychological & ethnical approach to food choice, animal/plant/fishery nutrition, aging related nutrition, and digestive organ pathology & physiology.
Bringing Theory to Practice RFP for Diverse Campus Engagement, Civic Development Projects - External Deadlines Ongoing
Project funds efforts to strengthen the relationship of engaged learning, civic development, and psychosocial well-being of college and university students. Seminar grants (up to $1K) bring together diverse members of the campus community to discuss the institution's civic mission and how its full expression can be achieved. Program Development grants (up to $10K) enhance or extend programs consistent with these BTtoP's objectives. Institutional matching support is required.
Environmental Leadership Program Accepting Applications for 2014 National and Regional Fellowships - Deadlines: May 9 and July 1, 2014
The Environmental Leadership Program's fellowships offer intensive leadership and skill training, regional and national networking opportunities, and time for personal and professional reflection. The curriculum helps emerging leaders hone their leadership styles, improve their organizational strategy, and strengthen their outreach to diverse constituencies. Application deadline for the Regional Fellowships is May 9, 2014; deadline for the National Fellowships is July 1, 2014.
SAMSUNG Global Research Outreach (GRO) Program - $70k - $100k - External Deadline: June 12, 2014 (Revised)
The SAMSUNG Global Research Outreach (GRO) program encourages innovative research ideas. Submissions will be evaluated for their novelty and alignment with SAMSUNG's many different research fields. 2014 GRO Research Themes include: - Sensor Technology - Machine Learning & Recognition - Next Generation Web - Security - OLED Material - Energy Harvesting - New Display - Next Generation Computing - Big Data & Network - Functional Material - Next Generation Battery - Design & Service
Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge Opportunity - Award Amounts Up To $2M - External Deadline: March 27, 2014
This joint initiative of the US Agency for International Development, the government of Norway, the Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and Britain’s Dept for International Development will be funding groundbreaking prevention and treatment approaches aimed at assisting women and newborns in poor, hard-to-reach communities worldwide. The program seeks ideas that can leapfrog conventional approaches in three main domains -- technology, service delivery, and “demand side” innovation.