Virginia Innovation Partnership Accepting Proof-of-Concept Proposals Through Dec. 14

November 28, 2012

University of Virginia researchers and academic investigators throughout the commonwealth are invited to submit proposals for proof-of-concept funding to the Virginia Innovation Partnership, a statewide network designed to accelerate innovation and economic growth.

The partnership will award approximately 20 projects with $40,000 to $80,000 each in 2013. Proposals are due Dec. 14 at 5 p.m.

Projects should support one or more of the following areas:

  • Biotechnology
  • Information technology
  • Energy production and conservation
  • Environmental technology and sustainability
  • High-performance manufacturing
  • Bioengineering and medical devices
  • Nanotechnology
  • Modeling and simulations
  • Health care and biosciences
  • Microelectronics
  • Security and safety
  • Information assurance
  • Architectural and other design-oriented fields

For details and to apply, see the 2012 call for proposals (pdf). For information about the Virginia Innovation Partnership, click here.

Media Contact

Morgan Estabrook

Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications U.Va. Innovation