Foundation / Corporation
Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust
Grants to Puerto Rico businesses, IHEs, and nonprofit institutions for scientific research projects. Funding is intended to support and expand the fields of technology and science in Puerto Rico. Project areas include environment, agriculture, electronics, medical devices, biotechnology, information technology, aerospace, natural sciences, renewable energy, conservation, and clinical trials.
The Trust is pleased to issue this Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Advanced Research Grants Program (ARG) as a solicited proposal mechanism to entice the science and technology community in Puerto Rico to submit proposals for funding consideration. As such, the goal through this RFP process is to provide proof-of-concept funding to advance locally developed science and technology projects to a point where these will be able to be further developed through alternate sources of funding (e.g. federal R&D funding, angel and private investments, etc.) and/or commercialized (through licensing, sales, acquisitions, vertical venture integration or a combination of these).
To be eligible for funding, Basic/Translational Research and Technology/Product Development for Commercialization projects must be presented in one of the following strategic fields:
GrantWatch ID#: 160520
Under this solicitation, proposals may be submitted for funding up to $150,000, including direct and indirect costs. Awardees will receive $75,000 at the time of execution of the agreement. The final disbursement of $75,000 will be payable after grantee presents a mid-point progress report showing successful compliance with the project milestones as presented in the proposal.
Project duration must be a minimum of twelve months but not greater than twenty four months. Funding awards are expected to be issued during the period of November-December of 2020 for proposals submitted under this solicitation.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Application Portal: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/advanceresearchgrant-2020
For questions about the ARG process, you might contact the Grants Advisory Team, only through firstname.lastname@example.org. Answers will be provided in 48-72 hours.
Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust
PO Box 363475
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-3475
USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA)
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