Grants, Funding & Awards


Save the Date: 2014 Campus Technology Innovators Awards

The call for nominations for the 2014 CT Innovators Awards will begin Jan. 6.

25 Programs To Receive $134 Million in Federal Funds

The United States Department of Education recently published its list of the 25 programs that will receive funding in the fourth round of the Investing in Innovation (i3) competition. Those programs will receive a combined total of $134 million before the end of the year.

Snapshot: Federal Higher Ed R&D Spending by Agency

Federal funding for university research and development has fallen off for the first time since 1974. Two agencies accounted for the decline.

Businesses and Nonprofits Increase Higher Ed R&D Spending as Federal and State Contributions Decline

Businesses and nonprofit organizations increased their contributions to higher education R&D in fiscal 2012 while state and federal contributions dipped.

Constellation Awards $310,000 in Energy Education Grants

Energy company Constellation has selected 10 recipients for its 2013 E2 Energy to Educate grant program.

Duke U Wins $15 Million Grant Renewal for Nanomaterial Research

The Center for Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology, a multi-institutional research center headquartered at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering, has won a $15 million grant renewal from the National Science Foundation and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Carnegie Mellon U, University of Pennsylvania Partner To Secure Commercial Tech for DARPA

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab and the University of Pennsylvania will explore ways to improve the security of commercial projects used by the United States Military, thanks to a four-year $3.9 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Ed Names i3 Grant Winners

The United States Department of Education will award more than $135 million to 25 applicants in the fourth round of the Investing in Innovation (i3) competition.

Report: Universities Anticipate 'Devastating Impact' of Sustained Cuts to Research Funding

Across-the-board cuts in federal spending have already had "immediate, detrimental effects" on research universities, including losses in personnel, a diminished capacity for purchasing equipment, a drop in productivity and cuts to research programs. And it's having a serious, negative impact on students as well, according to a new report.

State R&D Funding Increases 11.3%, Dominated by Environment, Health

States spent $1.4 billion in research and development in the latest fiscal year for which there is information, an 11.3 percent increase over the previous fiscal year. Academic institutions claimed the largest share of external expenditures.