Faculty Research Forum: ODFR Internal Funding Opportunities

Nov 8, 2023, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Assistant professors (by email invite)


Event Description

The Office of the Dean for Research provides funding to support the University’s thriving research community in ways that complement and supplement traditional funding sources. Several funding opportunities will have open calls for faculty-led research projects this year. In this session, faculty will learn more about each of the programs, eligibility, and evaluation criteria. Program administrators will be available to answer questions.


Funding programs covered:

  • Collaborations between Artists and Scientists or Engineers - up to $150,000
  • Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund - between $500,000 and $1,000,000 per project, on average
  • Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund - up to $100,000
  • New Ideas in the Social Sciences – up to $50,000
  • New Industrial Collaborations - up to $175,000 with an anticipated industry contribution of $75,000
  • New Ideas in the Natural Sciences - up to $200,000
  • Sustainability of Our Planet - up to $300,000
  • Exploratory Energy Research – up to $150,000
  • Princeton Alliance for Collaborative Research and Innovation - up to $250,000
  • Provost and Dean for Research Transformative Equipment Initiative: New Opportunities - over $500,000


Program representatives:

  • Karla Ewalt, Senior Associate Dean for Research, Office of the Dean for Research
  • Kelly Freidenfelds, Senior Associate Director, Corporate Engagement and  Foundation Relations
  • Michael Hodges, Associate Director, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations
  • Prabhpreet Gill, Technology Licensing Associate, Office of Technology Licensing


Session Details

When: November 8, 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, lunch will be served
Where: Maeder Hall, room 103

Moderator:  Karla Ewalt, Senior Associate Dean for Research

Program overview with question and answer session.