Funding Opportunities

The Office of Research focus is on making key investments in the UC research enterprise that will impact our local, national and global partners to advance multi- and trans-disciplinary initiatives in existing and emerging communities of research excellence at UC.

SPIN: Funding Opportunity Search Engine

The University of Cincinnati offers SPIN to provide a platform to search for Funding Opportunities. It features customizable queries for funding opportunities that match exactly what you are eligible to receive. To access this tool go to spin.infoedglobal.com while on a UC network. In order to create custom searches you must create an account using the instructions found here.

You can see the SPIN Quick Start and the User Guide for more information.

External Partner Opportunities

Due Date: 10/26/2018

Amount: $26,000

National Science Foundation NSF 2026 Idea Machine

The NSF 2026 Idea Machine is a competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering. Participants can earn prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade, the next set of “Big Ideas” for future investment by the National Science Foundation (NSF). It's an opportunity for researchers, the public and other interested stakeholders to contribute to NSF's mission to support basic research and enable new discoveries that drive the U.S. economy, enhance national security and advance knowledge to sustain the country's global leadership in science and engineering.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) University Partnership

Like never before, universities today face serious challenges in securing research funding and attracting students into scientific and technical fields necessary to compete in a global arena. ORAU addresses these challenges by providing research grants; promoting opportunities for collaboration among government, universities, and private industry; and creating smart partnerships for innovation and advances in scientific research and education.

InnoCentive

InnoCentive offers a comprehensive suite of externally and internally focused programs, providing the methodology, technology, expert support and problem-solving network for you to crowdsource solutions to important problems. The range of offerings is comprehensive with a focus on providing actionable solutions. Externally focused programs tap some of the world’s smartest problem solvers to provide new ideas and solutions while internally focused programs allow you to draw ideas and solutions from internal crowds and invited audiences.