UChicago seed-funding opportunity: Call for pre-proposals
France and Chicago Collaborating in the Sciences (FACCTS)
A seed-funding opportunity for collaborative research with a laboratory in France is now available through the FACCTS Program, an initiative administered by the France Chicago Center, and supported by various UChicago units, Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Pre-proposals are due by Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
Argonne researchers who seek support for research conducted collaboratively with a laboratory in France and who wish to be considered for seed-funding support are invited to submit a pre-proposal on or before Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
Up to five pre-proposal applicants will be invited to prepare and submit a full FACCTS proposal by early December.
FACCTS projects at Argonne receive funding through the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program or program development funding.
While projects in all areas will be considered, applications are particularly encouraged in areas that align with Argonne research priorities including:
- Advanced Computing
- Biology and Environmental Science Capability and Development
- Hard X-ray Sciences
- Manufacturing Science and Engineering
- Materials and Chemistry
- Universe as our Lab (ULab)
- AI + Science
- Quantum Information Sciences
Funding is limited to $20,000 per year for up to two years.
Questions can be directed to Dan Bertsche, associate director of the France Chicago Center, at 773-702-3662 or firstname.lastname@example.org..
About France Chicago Center
The France Chicago Center is a University of Chicago-based interdisciplinary organization that facilitates, promotes, and fosters stronger ties between University of Chicago students and researchers and their colleagues in France; while increasing awareness within the University of Chicago community of French culture, art, and thought.