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The Charlotte Venture, in its 15th year, is sponsored by CRI

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Six startups pitched to a panel of judges for the chance to win cash Tuesday evening at the 15th annual Charlotte Venture Challenge. The grand prize of $7,500 went to Knoxville, Tenn.-based Grow Bioplastics — a startup that makes biodegradable replacements for farmers.  A baby food brand, an app for nonprofit donors and a guide for dentists were among the finalists making their case to a room full of investors and corporate scouts. Read more...

National Science Foundation (NSF) News and Upcoming Deadlines

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
National Science Foundation News Click here to view the pdf. National Science Foundation Deadline Dates Click here to view the pdf.

Research Award Announcement for February 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016
The Office of Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce awards received by UNC Charlotte Researchers in the month of February, 2016. The total amount awarded for the month of February, 2016 (FY2016) was $1,077,737 which brings the total to $27,075,296 for FY2016. To view the full announcement, please click the link here.   For past awards visit the Department Reports page.

Discover Science in Your Life

Thursday, March 10, 2016
‘Discover Science in Your Life’ with 11 N.C. Science Festival events at UNC Charlotte Monday, March 7, 2016   In North Carolina -- a state home to stellar colleges and universities, high-tech and biotech firms, health and energy industries – Carolinians are surrounded by science. And finding science in one’s backyard is the point of the 2016 North Carolina Science Festival, a statewide celebration of...

2016 Undergraduate Research Conference

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Registration open for 2016 Undergraduate Research Conference Thursday, March 3, 2016   UNC Charlotte faculty members are asked to encourage their students to enter the 2016 Undergraduate Research Conference, scheduled for Friday, April 22. The deadline to enter this competition is Wednesday, March 23. This university-wide showcase of research projects completed by undergraduate students of all levels from all...

Redecam USA Makes Strategic Move to Charlotte

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Redecam USA Makes Strategic Move to Charlotte As of March 1, 2016, Redecam USA’s head office will be located in Charlotte, North Carolina, marking the beginning of a renewed commitment to the North American market. The move to Charlotte will allow us to better serve our customers, as it offers: A...

Charlotte Venture Challenge

Monday, February 29, 2016
The Charlotte Venture Challenge is a start-up competition for early-stage high growth companies. The competition has a history of producing and showcasing some of the Southeast’s most successful early-stage companies. Based on the UNC Charlotte campus, Ventureprise, Inc. is a regional public-private non-profit that supports the commercial success of early-stage, innovation driven entrepreneurs. The deadline for entering this year's Charlotte Venture Challenge is this Thursday, March 3rd. Please visit the Charlotte Venture Challenge website for information about the event.

CRI offers new Targeted Research Seed Grant Program

Thursday, February 25, 2016
The Charlotte Research Institute is pleased to announce its Targeted Research Seed Grant Program. Serving as a catalyst for UNC Charlotte faculty, this new program offers internal funds intended to (1) initiate new intellectual directions for faculty, (2) help generate more compelling grant submissions to federal agencies, and (3) foster new relationships across colleges, departments, and centers.    Awards will be made for both large projects (maximum budget $60,000 for up to one year) and small projects (maximum budget $10,000 for up to six months).  Details on...

Research Award Announcement for January 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The Office of Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce awards received by UNC Charlotte Researchers in the month of January, 2016. The total amount awarded for the month of January, 2016 (FY2016) was $752,503  which brings the total to $25,997,559 for FY2016.   To view the full announcement, please click the link here.   For past awards visit the Department Reports page.