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See which startup idea took the top prize at pitch event in Charlotte

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Charlotte entrepreneurs graduating from the City Startup Labs program took the stage to pitch their businesses last night. The budding entrepreneurs pitched eight business ideas to a panel of judges looking for five winning ideas. The five winning ventures received cash prizes, co-working space at HQ Charlotte, tech and legal support, as well as a spot in City Startup Labs’ final phase of the program — the incubator module. Read More

Research Award Announcement for June 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
The Office of Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce awards received by UNC Charlotte Researchers in the month of June, 2016. The total amount awarded for the month of June, 2016 (FY2016) was $4,269,727,  which brings the total to $40,316,483 for FY2016.   To view the full announcement, please click the link here.   For past awards visit the Department Reports page.

Coming Soon- Online IRB protocol application submission system (IRBIS)

Friday, August 5, 2016
The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) is pleased to announce the upcoming implementation of an online IRB protocol application submission and administrative system.  Beginning September 6, 2016, researchers may submit IRB protocol applications online using IRBIS.  Researchers who have used the NORM (research proposals and award management) and AIR (conflict of interest disclosure) systems may find that IRBIS “looks and feels” very similar as all of these systems were developed by UNC Chapel Hill.  In addition to protocol application submission, researchers will be able to...

GOM Opens Office in UNC Charlotte's Portal

Thursday, July 28, 2016
GOM is a global industrial manufacturer that develops and produces optical measurement solutions and technologies for 3D coordinate measurement and deformation analysis. GOM‘s measuring systems are based on digital image processing and are used in product development, quality assurance, material and component testing.  GOM Americas Inc. recently opened an office in Portal, UNC Charlotte's Industry-University Partnership Facility. The office will work closely with GOM ’s regional partners to provide equipment servicing and repairs for the Americas.  

Research Award Announcement for May 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016
The Office of Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce awards received by UNC Charlotte Researchers in the month of May, 2016. The total amount awarded for the month of May, 2016 (FY2016) was $2,972,292  which brings the total to $36,046,756 for FY2016.   To view the full announcement, please click the link here.   For past awards visit the Department Reports page.

Research Award Announcement for April 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016
The Office of Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce awards received by UNC Charlotte Researchers in the month of April, 2016. The total amount awarded for the month of April, 2016 (FY2016) was $3,032,547  which brings the total to $33,074,464 for FY2016.   To view the full announcement, please click the link here.   For past awards visit the Department Reports page.

RED Customer Survey: Win a $50 Gift Card

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Dear Colleagues, As part of our ongoing efforts to improve customer service, the Office of Research & Economic Development is conducting a brief survey. The survey asks about your familiarity and satisfaction with most services provided by Research & Economic Development and offers opportunities for open-ended responses as well. We apologize for contacting you at this busy time of year. We tried to send this survey out in mid-April and just learned that due to a technical glitch, the email did not reach the intended audience. We ask that you please take a moment to complete the...

Research Award Announcement for March 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016
The Office of Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce awards received by UNC Charlotte Researchers in the month of March, 2016. The total amount awarded for the month of March, 2016 (FY2016) was $2,966,621 which brings the total to $30,041,914 for FY2016. To view the full announcement, please click the link here.   For past awards visit the Department Reports page.  

National Science Foundation (NSF) News and Upcoming Deadlines

Monday, April 25, 2016
National Science Foundation News Click here to view the pdf. National Science Foundation Deadline Dates Click here to view the pdf.  

Upgrades to AIR/Conflict of Interest System

Friday, April 22, 2016
Upgrades to AIR/Conflict of Interest System April 22, 2016 The Conflict of Interest Manager is pleased to announce some long-­anticipated improvements to the AIR (Activities, Interests and Relationships) System. These updates include: The creation of a common, integrated disclosure form: If a faculty member or non­-faculty EHRA employee begins an External Professional Activities for Pay (EPAP) disclosure, applicable COI questions will appear as needed, preventing the need for submission of separate forms. The faculty member will submit once and the form will be automatically routed to...