DARPA Ecology/Evolution Opportunity

DARPA Ecology/Evolution Opportunity: Young Faculty Award – a 2-year grant for ~$500K to faculty who are 8 or less years into their job

DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) opportunity. YFAs is an accolade, but at its core is a 2-year grant for ~$500K to faculty who are 8 or less years into their job.

Please note topic #s 12 (“Ecological niche-preference Engineering) and 16 (“Novel Approaches to Reduce Agricultural Loss and Increase Crop Productivity”). This grant is a great opportunity to get kinda “out there” work funded.

From now until 1 November interested parties can submit short summaries that will get a “thumbs up/down” to help them move forward or not with their idea. After that proposals will open up and will be due on 18 January 2017.

Follow this link  (https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=3a993177b2e9509708914b197bb2a86c&tab=core&_cview=0 ) to a PDF of the announcement and the supplementary materials.

For additional information, contact:

Jamin Dreyer, PhD
Strategic Analysis, Inc.
Staff Scientist
DARPA/BTO
703 797 2265

jdreyer@sainc.com

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