IEEE提供最高达4万美元的种子资金现征集项目计划书了!

Posted by ieee on 2015年8月13日

提交项目计划书,最高可获得40,000 USD资助! 

项目计划书模板下载:http://www.ieee.org/documents/ieee_seed_grant_proposal_form_2015.doc

提交截止日期:2015年8月24日

提交邮箱:newinitiatives@ieee.org,邮件标题请包括“IEEE in 2030 Challenge Submission”

IEEE is always looking for ways to better serve the needs of engineers and technology professionals working in industry. Thats why we created the IEEE in 2030 Challenge. This seed grant program is designed to encourage and support innovative, creative, and potentially disruptive approaches to serving engineers and technology professionals working in industry. IEEE New Initiatives Committee is currently accepting proposals for short-term (completed in 12 months or less) projects the deadline is 24 August 2015. Have a great idea that directly addresses the strategic needs of IEEE? Submit your proposal today!

WHAT IS A SEED GRANT?

Seed grant funding is used for smaller scale initiative projects or pilot programs that are innovative and may entail more risk. These projects may include a proof of concept in preparation for subsequent full-scale implementation. Funding is limited to grants that require US$40,000 or less and take 12 months or less to complete. Funds may not be used to pay salaries or to purchase capital equipment. IEEE New Initiative Committee will fund two (2) or more seed grant proposals that are submitted in response to this call for proposals.

WHO CAN SUBMIT?

Seed grant proposals in response to IEEE in 2030 Challenge may be submitted by one or more IEEE members or organizational units, individually or in cooperation with an IEEE staff group.

WHEN TO SUBMIT

The due date for proposals submitted in response to this call is no later than 1:00 p.m. EDT on the due date. To download IEEE Seed Grant Proposal Application visit: http://www.ieee.org/documents/ieee_seed_grant_proposal_form_2015.doc

Please send submissions to the New Initiatives Committee (NIC) by e-mail at newinitiatives@ieee.org.

Note: Include IEEE in 2030 Challenge Submission in the subject line of the e-mail for easy identification.

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR FUNDING

Here are some criteria that will increase the likelihood of being selected:

Quality, innovation and creativity balanced by the projects likelihood of success

Merit of the proposal to meet a clearly defined need of engineers and technology professionals working in industry

Has a plan for successful completion of the project that is clear and realistic

Project is scalable and broad enough to make an impact on the larger IEEE organization

The application includes a plan to effectively measure success

Project Leader has expertise to conduct project