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Prasant
Mohapatra

Vice Chancellor
for Research
Call for Proposals: IMPACT Center Program Offers up to $3 Million to Support New Multidisciplinary Research Centers

The Office of Research is pleased to announce a program designed to establish and launch new multidisciplinary centers that respond to society’s greatest challenges and needs.

The IMPACT (Inter & Multidisciplinary Program to Accelerate Convergence & Translation) Centers program aims to identify and support the launch and operation of multidisciplinary centers with innovative research in topical areas expected to remain vibrant for 10 years or more.

The program anticipates funding up to three awards. Each award will provide support up to a maximum of $1 million over three years and will also include administrative support from the Office of Research.

Pre-proposals are due April 5, 2019.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please see the full request for pre-proposals here .

The following information sessions have been scheduled:

Davis campus, March 5, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Building Room 1147
Dial-in: 877 369 0926 or 877 853 5247
Meeting ID: 134 454 152

Sacramento campus, March 15, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Main Hospital ACSU Auditorium G343
Dial-in: 877 369 0926 or 877 853 5247
Meeting ID: 117 423 526

If you have questions, or would like a copy of the RFP, please contact IMPACTCenters@ucdavis.edu
Other Opportunities and Announcements
2019 UC Davis Research Expo
If you are involved in research, you will not want to miss this event! The annual UC Davis Research Expo showcases the latest tools, resources and insights to help you advance your research programs and careers. The event includes exhibits, presentations and workshops.
April 10 at the UC Davis Conference Center.
Request for Proposals: STAIR TM Grant to Support Translational Science and Innovative Research
The UC Davis Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) Grant Program provides funding to stimulate entrepreneurial engagement with the intent of demonstrating early proof-of-concept, commercial potential or commercial feasibility of new technologies. 
Applications are due March 11, 2019.
Call for Nominations: 2019 UC Davis Chancellor's Innovation Awards
The UC Davis Chancellor’s Innovation Awards recognize faculty, community partners, and industry leaders for their success in developing new technologies, social platforms or other innovations based on university research or academic endeavors.
Nominations are due March 11, 2019.
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Prasant Mohapatra | Office of Research | pmohapatra@ucdavis.edu