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Collaborative Innovative Research (CIR) Request for Proposals (RFP)

March 1, 2017
Up to $30,000 awarded to research faculty partnering with NYS company. CEIS supports a range of optics, photonics and imaging interests, including ophthalmic and vision science, fiber optic communications, biomedical imaging, geospatial imaging, precision optics, consumer imaging and displays. Awards are typically computed as one-half the dollar value (excluding qualifying “in kind” contributions) of designated funds from NYS companies. Awards with a small company partner may be matched at 1:1. Proposals will be ranked by an outside review panel serving at the invitation of the director and the awards will be given according to rank to the funding maximum. We anticipate making awards for a July 1, 2017 start date subject to the availability of funds. Proposal submission deadline is May 22, 2017.