Corporate Funding Opportunites

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  • Abbot Laboratories

    Lab Fund
    Amount: $1,000.00-$5,000.00
    Deadline: Continuous
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  • Agilent Technologies

    Agilent Technologies provides test and measurement equipment with various education promotions and discount programs, and is now also providing assistance on grant application in the form of recommendations in defining equipment specifications for electronic test and measurement systems, access to equipment to collect critical supporting data for technical proposals, and prepare grant support letters to demonstrate industry/academia collaboration. For additional information please contact: Steve Mango Grant Program Development Manager Agilent Technologies, Inc. 443.285.7728 steve_mango@agilent.com
  • AT&T

    SDN Network Design Challenge to improve network routing; $50,000; registration begins on May 15, 2015 and ends on November 15, 2015 or AT&T’s receipt of the fiftieth entry; register here. Viterbi faculty interested in applying with the help of the Viterbi School should contact Maria G. Zamora at mgzamora@usc.edu, Viterbi Corporate & Foundation Relations.
  • BAYER

    Deadline: 8/31/2016 Bayer is offering grants for researchers investigating novel drug targets in the fields of Oncology, Gynecology, Cardiology, Hematology and Ophthalmology to promote innovative therapeutic ideas from basic research into novel drugs. We provide financial support to test your hypothesis, start or extend your present research activities. Focus on novel approaches to the care of chronic and/or acute pulmonary hypertension & adjacent lung indications, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, ischemic stroke, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, acute lung injury/adult respiratory distress syndrome, cardiorenal syndrome and including kidney and lung diseases. Support grants (€ 5,000 – €10,000)* For druggable targets that are at a very early stage of discovery. Focus grants (€ 10,000 – €125,000)* For more mature ideas, e.g. to address specific aspects of a target as a first step towards transferring it to the drug discovery process. Details and application:https://grants4targets.bayer.com/pharma/ Viterbi faculty interested in applying for a grant with the help of the Viterbi School should contact Maria G. Zamora at mgzamora@usc.edu, Viterbi Corporate & Foundation Relations.
  • B.F. Goodrich

    Goodrich Corporation Foundation
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling/unknown
    Restrictions:

  • Boeing

    Boeing Community
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

    Unrestricted BME Research Grants
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York – International Peace and Security (IPS)

    The IPS program supports research and dissemination, deep interactions among U.S. and foreign expert communities, the fostering of future experts and leaders in its focus areas, and the strengthening of relevant institutions and their outreach capacity, with a specific focus on Nuclear Security, Global Dynamics, and Research and Policy. Carnegie Corporation of New York requires a Letter of Inquiry submitted via this website to initiate the grant application process. Letters of Inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis; there are no deadlines. Viterbi faculty interested in applying for a grant from a foundation with the help of the Viterbi School should contact Maria G. Zamora at mgzamora@usc.edu, Viterbi Corporate & Foundation Relations.
  • Cisco

    The University Research Program
    Amount:$25,000.00-$100,000.00
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • Corning

    Corning Foundation
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • Ford

    Ford Motor Company Fund
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • IBM

    IBM Research Grants
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Unknown
    Restrictions:

    IBM Research Site

  • Intel

    Intel Research Grants
    Amount: Varies per program (see page)
    Deadline: Varies per program (see page)
    Restrictions: Varies per program (see page)

    Intel’s Research Site

  • Northrop Grumman

    Corporate Giving Programs
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft Research Grants
    Amount: Varies (can include equipment etc.)
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

    Research Site

  • Patagonia

    Environmental Grants
    Amount: Up to $8,000
    Deadline: Year round
    Restrictions:

  • Qualcomm

    Qualcomm Corporate Giving
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions: No funding support to individuals.

  • Raytheon

    Raytheon Grants
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • Rockwell International Corporation

    Rockwell International Corporation Trust
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Unknown
    Restrictions

    Rockwell Scientific (Research Site)

  • SAMSUNG ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

    Deadline: 6/14/2016, 9:00 AM, Korea Time, UTC+9 Sensors, Neural Models, osmotic pressure Funding: $100,000 per year, up to three years Joint research proposals from multiple universities are welcome and acceptable; Samsung recommends projects start in September or October Proposal Screening SAMSUNG Technology Board members review all the submitted proposals in accordance with GRO evaluation criteria: the innovativeness of the research; the potential societal and/or business impact expected from the development, dissemination and use of project results; the feasibility of the research with respect to the planned time, objectives, intended results and resources available; the research competencies of the principal investigator in relevant field(s) Research Themes: 1. Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality 2. Internet of Things 3. Next Gen. Computing 4. Machine Learning & Recognition 5. Natural Language Processing 6. Neural Processor 7. Artificial Intelligence 8. Autonomous Driving 9. Software Engineering 10. Robotics for Human Augmentation 11. Security & Privacy 12. Data Analytics 13. Sensor Technology 14. 5G Mobile Applications 15. System Arch. for Storage & Memory 16. 2D Materials/Devices 17. Next Gen. Sensors & Detectors 18. Energy Harvesting 19. Inorganic Photonic Materials 20. Functional Material 21. Organic Materials 22. Microbial Conversion Materials 23. Nano Structuring 24. Material Informatics Link to the RFP: http://www.sait.samsung.co.kr/saithome/Page.do?method=main&pagePath=01_about/&pageName=ag_goingViterbi faculty interested in applying for a grant from a foundation with the help of the Viterbi School should contact Director of Foundation Relations, Maria G. Zamora at mgzamora@usc.edu.
  • Sprint

    Sprint Grants
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • Texas Instruments

    TI Foundation
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

  • Xerox

    Xerox Foundation
    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: Rolling
    Restrictions:

    Xerox Research