Seed funding for emerging technology
The ESIP Lab releases Request for Proposals (RPFs) annually to seek innovative ideas for high-risk, high-reward projects and/or seed funding necessary to demonstrate a proof of concept. Proposals that are collaborative across academic departments or institutions receive priority.
FUNding Friday at the ESIP Summer Meeting
FUNding Friday is a mini-grant competition held annually at the ESIP Summer Meeting. This competition serves several purposes:
- Promote and reward new collaborations or bridges between ESIP projects and technologies, so that novel outcomes can be explored.
- Foster small-scale projects of real value by supporting salary, travel—whatever is needed to realize the proposed work.
- Showcase how ESIP can leverage current technologies and member skills to add new services with a modest amount of funding.
Winning member projects receive $5,000, students receive $3,000.
Check out our past winners