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The Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) invites faculty from the University of Illinois System (DPI, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Springfield, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Argonne National Laboratory, ShieldT3, and other partner institutions to submit seed grant proposals to conduct joint research on topics outlined below.  Argonne and ShieldT3 researchers are eligible for matching funds to participates in joint research projects.

DPI-Argonne Research Partnership in Computing Applications

  • Energy-Water-Food Nexus 
  • Energy Infrastructure and Transportation 
  • Climate and Sustainability 

DPI-Shield T3 Research Partnership in Life Science Applications 

  • Life Sciences 

DPI Science Team Seed Grants Broad Announcement

  • Fintech 
  • Digital Government 
  • Information Technology 

Due Date: June 1, 2022, 11:59 PM CT 

Funding available: up to $125,000 over 18-24 months.  Argonne and ShieldT3 researchers are eligible for matching funding.