Announcing the VPRI Innovation Fund

On behalf of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, IPS is delighted to announce the launch of the Innovation Fund. The VPRI Innovation Fund is an inter-disciplinary program designed to foster the accelerated translation of innovations developed at UO. The program provides translational research grant funding to enhance the probability that research discoveries will be transformed into new products, services, and companies that contribute to the Oregon economy. Awardees are expected to pursue additional funding with UO assistance to accelerate the impact of their research. 

  • Scope: $25K-$75K seed grants to bridge the gap to impact
  • Eligibility: Any research project with a disclosure to IPS or under project management
  • Applications: Rolling
  • Decision Time: One month 

Please see our the Program Instructions for additional information.