2014 Seed Grant Program RFP Now Available

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We are pleased to announce the 2014 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Request for Proposals is now available.  This internal seed grant program is open to The Ohio State University materials community and offers two Funding Tiers to cover the breadth of materials research at OSU. Download the 2014 RFP with full details and instructions The two Funding Tiers …

IMR Accepting Facility Grant Proposals – Deadline November 26

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Have a great research idea but can’t get it started? Want to try something new and exciting in the lab but don’t have the seed funding to pay for the expenses? The OSU Institute for Materials Research has issued this year’s Request for Proposals for the IMR Facility Grant program.  Each Facility Grant provides $2,000 to offset the cost of user …

2012-2013 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Awards

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2012-2013 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Awards We are excited to announce that after a thorough internal and external review process, nine awards have been made to fund innovative and exciting materials research on campus through the Ohio State Materials Research Seed Grant Program.  These awards total $540,000 in internal research funding to 24 OSU researchers in eight departments. …

OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program – Letters of Intent Due Monday, March 19

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This is a reminder to OSU’s materials community that letters of intent for all three tiers of the OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program are due next Monday, March 19, 2012. The 2012-2013 OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program, an internal  research funding opportunity to seed materials-allied research projects within the OSU materials community,  is now in its second year …

OSU Materials Seed Grant Program Panel Discussion, Jan. 18

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OSU Materials Seed Grant Program Panel Discussion Wednesday, January 18 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM, 4138 Physics Research Building, 191 West Woodruff Avenue All researchers interested in this year’s seed grant competition are encouraged to join us for general information about the OSU Materials Seed Grant Program and hear from current seed grant PIs about their experiences with the program. …

IMR Receives $400,000 Research Grant from Alcoa Foundation

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We are pleased to announce that the Institute for Materials Research is the recipient of a $400,000 grant by The Alcoa Foundation in support of innovative research in lightweight vehicle structures by Ohio State faculty and students. Professors Glenn Daehn, Materials Science and Engineering, and Anthony Luscher, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, will lead this project in design and manufacturing technologies …

New OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program Announced

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An exciting new seed grant program available to the OSU materials community was announced this week, opening a range of research funding options to materials-allied researchers on campus. The OSU Materials Research Grant Program is an enhanced seed program which leverages resources and best practices from the seed programs of the Center for Emergent Materials (CEM), the Center for Electric and Magnetic …

IMR Collaborates on Three New OTF Photovoltaics Programs

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The Ohio Third Frontier Commission announced $14 million in new funding of advanced energy sector awards last week, and we are excited to report that The Ohio State University Institute for Materials Research is a central collaborator on three of the five Photovoltaics Program Awards for fiscal year 2011.  GreenField Solar Corporation in Oberlin, Ohio will use its $1 million …