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FY 25 ISU CAES Internal Seed Grants

The ISU Office for Research recognizes the need of faculty to fund research-related activities associated with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES).
To that end, ISU has established a seed program to distribute available CAES funds.

Eligibility: ISU faculty, staff and researchers (≥ 0.5 FTE) who conduct research activities relevant to CAES/INL are eligible.

Description: Funding will be awarded to projects associated with CAES Focus Areas and engender collaboration with colleagues at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The current Focus Areas include: 1) Advanced Manufacturing, 2) Critical Materials/Geothermal, 3) Energy Storage/Transfer. Proposals that fall under one of the INL’s Strategic Science and Technology (S&T) Initiatives will also be considered as long as there is an alignment with a CAES Focus Area. INL’s S&T Initiatives are: 1) Nuclear Reactor Sustainment and Expanded Deployment, 2) Integrated Fuel Cycle Solutions, 3) Advanced materials and Manufacturing for Extreme Environments, 4) Integrated Energy Systems, and 5) Secure and Resilient Cyber-Physical systems.

Deadline and Project Duration: Applications due 4 PM Friday, May 24, 2024. Awards will commence July 1, 2024. All expenses must be accrued by June 30, 2025.
There will be no extensions or possibility for the funds to carryforward.

For more information please see the full document:
FY25 ISU CAES Seed Grant RFP