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U-M-Beijing Institute of Collaborative Innovation (BICI) Partnership Program-Funding Opportunity
An invitation from U-M-BICI Partnership Program

Faculty interested in learning more about U-M-BICI (Beijing Institute of Collaborative Innovation) Partnership Program and submitting a proposal are invited to attend one of the two U-M-Partnership Program Information Sessions in Palmer Commons (September 21, 2016) and the EECS North Campus (September 22, 2016).

Dr. Xinjian Zhou, Associate Dean of BICI and President of BICI USA will present.  He will be joined by Professor Chuanwu Xi, Faculty Executive Director, and Dr. Tiefei Dong, Managing Director of the U-M-BICI Partnership Program. Space is limited please RSVP by September 20, 2016.

BICI has agreed to fund U-M research and translational research in a broad range of areas, including:
  • Engineering, health, science and environmental technologies.
  • Energy materials, water treatment, electronics surgical robots and rehab robots, medical devices and precision medicine.
  • Projects will be screened to ensure compliance with U.S. export controls and other regulations.

U-M BICI Information Sessions

September 21, 2016
Time: 11:30am- Registration; 12:00pm-1:30pm Information Session/Q&A (lunch provided)
Location: Palmer Commons, 4th Floor, Great Lakes Rm, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor

Date: September 22, 2016
Time: 11:30am- Registration; 12:00pm-1:30pm Information Session/Q&A (lunch provided)
Location: EECS, Room 3316, 1301 Beal Ave, Ann Arbor

U-M-BICI Partnership Program will be inviting research proposals from U-M Faculty. Proposals must be developed using the Applications and Instructions in the Call for Proposals.

Submission Deadlines: October 15, 2016 (one-page pre-proposal due) and November 30, 2016 (full proposal due).
Award Amount: Dependent on the needs of the individual projects and eligibility for extension to second year..
Eligibility: Only permanent, full-time faculty in the professional ranks (assistant, associate, full, or research) from all relevant colleges and schools may apply.
Expected Number of Awards:  3-5 in the first round
How to Apply


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