Funded Research

Research Seed Funding

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Funding supports novel applied research concepts, as well as  development of plans to support commercialization of a technology. 


Researchers working with equipment in labFunding supports development of technology commercialization or economics.  Funds are intended for more mature projects that are near a commercialization or implementation phase.

Education and Outreach

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Funding supports projects involving K-12 education, community outreach, partnership building, or workforce development.