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The College of Science Research and Innovation Seed (SciRIS) Program funds projects based on collaborative research involving the College community and beyond.
SciRIS awards seed funding for high impact collaborative proposals that build teams, pursue fundamental discoveries, and create societal impact.
SciRIS accelerates the pace of research, discovery, and innovation by enabling scientists to work across an array of disciplines in a mentored environment. SciRIS has a unique purpose focused on profound rewards.
SciRIS specifically seeks to
SciRIS funds teams in three stages to foster team development, build capacity, and accelerate projects. An advisory team accompanies each award to help guide success.
SciRIS investments make faculty much more competitive for grants by providing College researchers with the seed funding necessary to demonstrate the feasibility of their ideas and quicken the pace of scientific discovery and innovation.