The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research is here to serve the faculty by helping with industry contracts and commercialization activities!

The mission of the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research (JCITR) is to enhance IUB faculty participation in translational research and the commercialization of research discoveries through interactions with industry partners and the establishment of new companies. The JCITR Discovery Team members focus on establishing a culture that values translational research and implements processes that make it easy and efficient for faculty to participate while continuing to focus on their core strengths in basic research.

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Pitch Day for B-Start pre-accelerator program
Jan. 12, 2017 - B-Start, a pre-accelerator program for early-stage technology companies run by Indiana University Bloomington and Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington students, recently announced its second class of participantsB-Start involves mentorship, coaching, consultations and informational sessions conducted throughout the fall. This training culminates in a pitch day competition set for Jan. 12, 2017. Click here to learn more about the program.

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative -2016 Request for Applications – Invasive Species Control
Award Ceiling: $600,000
Eligibility: Nonfederal governmental entities, including state agencies, interstate agencies, federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal organizations, local governments, institutions of higher learning (i.e., colleges and universities), and non-profit organizations as defined in 2 C.F.R. § 200 are eligible to apply for funding under this RFA.  Individuals, foreign organizations and governments, nonprofit organizations exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code that engage in lobbying, and “for-profit” organizations are not eligible.
Due Dates: 01-13-17

National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots
NSF 17-518
Award Ceiling: $1,500,000
Eligibility: *Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: -Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research labs, professional societies and similar organizations in the U.S. associated with educational or research activities. -Universities and Colleges - Universities and two- and four-year colleges (including community colleges) accredited in, and having a campus located in, the US acting on behalf of their faculty members. Such organizations also are referred to as academic institutions.
Due Date: 02-02-17

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
NSF 17-520
Award Ceiling: $550,000
Eligibility:  Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Due Date: 02-10-17

Pragmatic Clinical Studies to Evaluate Patient-Centered Outcomes - Cycle 1 2017
Award Ceiling: none listed
Eligibility:  Private Sector: Nonprofit research organizations,For-profit research organizations; Public Sector: Universities and colleges,Hospitals and healthcare systems,Laboratories and manufacturers,Units of state, local, or federal government;US Organizations: Must be recognized by the Internal Revenue Service;Foreign Organizations and Nondomestic Components of US Organizations:May apply if:There is demonstrable benefit to the US healthcare system, US efforts in the area of patient-centered research can be clearly shown;Individuals:Not permitted to apply
Due Date:  LOI: 02-14-17; Full Proposal: 05-17-17

SciDAC: Scientific Computation Application Partnerships in Earth System Science II - Pilot Projects
DOE/Office of Science/DE-FOA-0001682
Award Ceiling: $1,500,000
Eligibility: All types of applicants are eligible to apply, except Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) Contractors, and nonprofit organizations described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that engaged in lobbying activities after December 31, 1995. DOE National Laboratories must apply to the companion DOE National Laboratory Announcement LAB 17-1682. DOE National Laboratories are not eligible to receive financial assistance awards under this FOA, but may submit collaborating proposals under the companion LAB17-1682 Opportunity Announcement. Other Federal agencies whose collaborating applications are considered for funding may be invited to submit a proposal in the Office of Science’s PAMS website for the receipt of an Interagency Award.
Due Date: 03-15-17