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Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR)
05/05/21 5:00 PM ET
Grants to USA researchers at qualified institutions for research projects related to food availability and sustainable agriculture. Institutions must submit a nomination prior to submitting a full proposal. The purpose of the program is to support opportunities for career advancement for outstanding early-career investigators.
The Foundation for Food & Agricultural Research (FFAR) seeks nominations for its 2021 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award. With this program, FFAR intends to support and promote the future generation of exceptionally talented and creative new faculty who are conducting critical and highly innovative research, and are establishing research programs that will lead to expanded availability of food and facilitate the global practice of sustainable agriculture as the world’s population grows to more than nine billion people by the year 2050.
The New Innovator Award seeks to promote career advancement of highly creative and promising new scientists who intend to make a long-term career commitment to research in food and agriculture and bring innovative, ground-breaking research initiatives and thinking to bear on problems facing food and agriculture. Within the scope of the New Innovator Program, investigators will have the freedom to explore new avenues of inquiry that arise during their research. It is expected that through this program investigators will have the ability to pursue highly creative ideas, to firmly establish their early lines of research into important food and agriculture scientific areas and provide stability in funding during their critical early career years by reducing the time spent on writing applications.
FFAR anticipates funding awards in the FFAR Challenge Areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 167764
Estimated Number of Awards: Up to ten (10) awards. The actual number of awards will depend on the quality and budgets of successful proposals.
Each applicant can receive from FFAR up to $150,000 per year for a maximum of three years totaling $450,000 investment.
Anticipated Award Duration: Up to 36 months. Applicants may ask for a longer duration.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications must be submitted through FFAR’s online application Grant Management System: https://grants.foundationfar.org/
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