Food Innovation Center

Collaborating for a healthier, hunger-free world.

FFH/FIC Seed Grants and Team Awards

There are two new funding opportunities brought to you by the Foods for Health (FFH) Discovery Theme and the Food Innovation Center.

FFH/FIC SEED GRANTS

The first annual FFH-FIC Seed Grant Competition is a university-wide initiative with a primary goal of advancing the use of metabolomics-based technology in food and nutritional research for the improvement of global health. Successful proposals will focus on food and nutritional metabolomics, are innovative, collaborative, create value, result in professional presentations and peer review publications, and stimulate extramural grants. Learn more about eligibility and funding here.

Proposal Deadline: April 14, 2017

Budget: Up to $25,000 in direct costs for 11 months per award

FFH/FIC TEAM AWARDS

Do you want to advance a conversation about a great food for health idea? This FFH-FIC Team Award supports multi-college teams of faculty, research scientists, post-doctoral fellows and students sharing common interests in metabolomics and bioinformatics, leading to new collaborative projects advancing FFH and FIC missions. Funds support the development of ideas for new projects, including and not limited to: team meetings, travel to host visiting colleagues, sponsoring a workshop, or hiring a facilitator. FFH and FIC will provide basic administrative support, e.g., scheduling of meetings, in addition to a $2,000 maximum budget. A maximum of $10,000 is now available to develop teams in 2016-17. Creative ideas are welcome! Learn more about eligibility and funding here.

Proposal Deadline: Review begin October 1, 2016 and will be accepted until all funds have been allotted

Budget: Up to $2,000 in direct costs for 11 months per award