Submissions Open up for 2021 CITRIS Campus Seed Funding System

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz invitations UCSC faculty and scientists to

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz invitations UCSC faculty and scientists to use for undertaking guidance by way of its Campus Seed Funding application. For 2021, the system will fund multidisciplinary assignments that include drone technology. This involves the ground breaking use of present technology, the growth of new know-how, or exams of the impacts of precise drone technologies and programs. Projects need to handle answers to major social problems.

The UC Santa Cruz Campus Seed Funding system, which is individual from the broader CITRIS Core Seed Funding initiative, focuses on strengthening interdisciplinary connections on the Santa Cruz campus and demands project teams to contain at minimum two principal investigators from various UC Santa Cruz campus divisions. The software will fund early-phase investigate that furthers the CITRIS and the Banatao Institute mission and reveals sturdy guarantee of securing external funding.

Drone-associated proposals may address, but are not confined to, the next locations of research:

  • Agriculture and AgTech
  • Catastrophe monitoring, mitigation and restoration, which includes wildfires, impacts of sea amount increase and earthquakes
  • Conservation and coastal science
  • Safety and defense and
  • Societal impacts of drones.

The submission deadline is July 31, 2021. For additional information, view the RFP. To utilize, visit the software portal.

A campus data session will be held by using Zoom for all interested functions on Wednesday, June 2, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. To attend, RSVP on the net.

For a lot more details, get hold of Michael Matkin, assistant director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz, at [email protected].

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute generate data know-how options for society’s most urgent challenges. Set up in 2001, the Center for Data Technological innovation Study in the Fascination of Modern society (CITRIS) leverages the interdisciplinary exploration strengths of four UC campuses—Santa Cruz, Berkeley, Davis and Merced—to progress UC’s mission and the modern spirit of California. The institute was developed to shorten the pipeline involving entire world-class laboratory investigation and the enhancement of slicing-edge programs, platforms, providers, and even new industries.