Research Management Group (RMG)

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) and Defense Sciences Office (DSO)
Young Faculty Award

Summary: $500K funding opportunity for assistant and associate professors with UTL faculty appointments who are within 5 years of an appointment to a tenure-track position.

This RFA will fund ground-breaking single investigator proposals for research and development in specific technical areas of interest within Physical Sciences, Engineering, Materials, Mathematics, Biology, Computing, Informatics, and Manufacturing of interest to DARPA’s Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) and Defense Sciences Office (DSO). See required topics below >>

Guidelines      Download DARPA  guidelines PDF file
The guidelines were downloaded by clicking on the "Full announcement" linkjust under the Young Faculty Award title at the top of the page: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=209875

Deadline: Jan. 21, 2013**, 5 p.m. ET via grants.gov

**Institutional Representatives
You must be prepared to submit your proposals via eSubmit for your institutional representatives* at least 5-working days** prior to the application receipt deadline. You are encouraged to notify your RPM as soon as possible that you will be submitting a proposal so he/she can begin to generate your budget and assist with other aspects of your application. (Reminder: RMG will be moving and will be closed Dec. 19, 2012-Jan. 4, 2013)
*Medicine: RPM Assignments by department: http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/rpmmaster.html
*Other schools: OSR assignments: http://ora.stanford.edu/ora/osr/contact.asp

Amount of funding:
Two 12 month phases: $250,000 per phase (maximum of $500,000)
For exceptional YFA project performance over the 24-month base period, up to 4 YFA
performers will be awarded a “Director’s Fellowship” with a maximum of an additional
$500,000 in follow-on funding for an additional 12 month period.

Eligibility:

Technical topic areas:
This RA solicits single investigator proposals for research and development in the specific
technical areas of interest to DARPA’s Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) and Defense
Sciences Office (DSO) articulated below. REQUIRED: Proposers must specify ONE and only one of these
topic areas for their proposal and identify this on the cover page.

(See details on pages 6-12 in the attached guidelines for additional descriptions for each topic)

Grants.gov@Stanford resources (setting up your computer, eSubmit)
http://ora.stanford.edu/grantsgov/default.asp

 

 

 

 

 

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