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To foster coastal community and economic development through the application of research, technologies, new business concepts, or novel applications of existing products or services. Applications can offer research, pilot studies, concept development proposals, business plans or novel ways for engaging communities or industry groups. Proposals must have a clear connection to marine related activities and functions. Projects that link to the vision, goals, and development of OSU’s Marine Studies Campus will be given special consideration.
One $16,000 grant to be awarded winter term in alternate years
All Oregon State University faculty with the rank of instructor and above are eligible. Funding may include faculty salary, student support (salary only), supplies and equipment, and field work. Travel to conferences and meetings will not be supported. Award recipient will be expected to develop a final report or business plan and present the plan at a meeting with community groups, business organizations, angel investors, or venture capitalists.
Faculty must submit:
November 7, 2014
Debbie Delmore Research Office Oregon State University A312 Kerr Administration Building Corvallis, OR 97331-2140 firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 541-737-8390
Dr. Rich Holdren, Associate VP for Research
Oregon State University
A312 Kerr Administration, Corvallis,OR 97331-2140
Gil Sylvia, Director, Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365
Applications must be submitted as a complete package by the deadline. Electronic submission, as a single PDF file by email will also be accepted. NOTE: Instructions for applications must be followed exactly or the application will not be considered.
The criteria by which applicants will be evaluated include: 1) quality and clarity of proposal; 2) feasibility in relation to time and budget; and, 3) potential of project or business plan to attract investment and support economic and community development.
Recipients are required to submit a final report and/or business plan within one month of the ending date of the project.
The final report should contain the following points: