The Science Alliance is now accepting proposals for the FY21 Support for Affiliated Research Teams (StART) program.
The first deadline for FY 21 proposals is 5 p.m. on May 1st, 2020, with funding anticipated to begin on August 1st, 2020. The second deadline for FY 21 proposals will be 5 p.m. on November 1st, 2020, with funding anticipated to begin on February 1st, 2021.
Eligibility: The StART program was established to foster collaboration between UT and ORNL researchers. Therefore, each research team must include a principal investigator from UT and a confirmed collaboration with an ORNL scientist. All UT faculty members are eligible to apply, including faculty who have had previous ORNL collaborations and/or have existing joint appointments. Post-docs, research scientists, and lecturers are ineligible to apply for this program. Preference will be given to junior faculty who do not have a joint appointment and/or are establishing a new collaboration with ORNL scientists. UTSI and UTIA faculty are eligible for StART funding. Continue reading