OVPR manages several internal award mechanisms. Click the links below for more information:
- Supports the advance of innovations originating from UMBC research to more commercially viable technologies, i.e. proof-of-concept studies, extending data collection and prototype development
- Award Size: up to $25,000
- Due September 30, 2014
- Supports creative teams of investigators working across disciplinary boundaries and institutions, new research foci and the underlying basic science to pursue future health care improvements and/or technologies; and stimulates submission of innovative basic and translational science research proposals to federal, public or private funding agencies.
- Two Award Tracks
- Innovation Seed Track: up to $50,000
- Innovation Challenge Track: up to $75,000 per year for 2 years
- Due October 31, 2014
Special Research Assistantship/Initiative Support (SRAIS)
- Supports UMBC faculty to advance their scholarly and research endeavors, to compete more effectively for external support and to pursue new areas of inquiry.
- Award Size: up to $20,000
- Due February 9, 2015
Summer Faculty Fellowship (SFF)
- Supports non-tenured, tenure-track UMBC faculty pursuing research and scholarly projects during the summer, including projects in all departments.
- Award Size: up to $6,000
- Due February 16, 2015