Deadline 11/13/17 – UVA Explore to Build (University Institutes)

UVA Explore to Build program (University Institutes) – reminder of 11/13/17 deadline

This program is designed to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaborations that can position teams to compete for the next Pan-University Institute competition in 2018-2019.

• All UVA faculty and staff are eligible to apply
• Must include participation from multiple schools
• Letters of intent are due by 5 PM on Monday, 11/13


Proposal submissions:

This year we will select 3-6 innovative, collaborative projects through the Letter of Intent (LOI) process and fund each with $80,000 to advance their exploratory research.

The funds are intended to stimulate creative collaborations across disciplines at a large scale, better preparing teams to compete for the next Pan-University Institute search in 2018-19.

•Who is eligible? All UVA faculty & staff
•Does it need to have multiple schools involved? YES,
•2017-18 will be a preparatory round | 2018-19 will name next Institute
•LOI due November 13, 2017 | We will select 3-6 projects @$80K
•Have a question? Email


September 6, 2017 Pan-U Celebration Launch Event
October 4, 2017 Possible Q & A Forum
November 13, 2017 LOI Proposals Due
December 11, 2017 Announce Selected Projects
January – August 2018 Projects Ad Hoc Consulting
September 2018 Launch 2018-2019 Process

Co-Sponsored by VP for Research

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