The OVCR Ignite award is designed to spark the proposal planning process and facilitate nimble UIC responses to recurring and emerging major multidisciplinary extramural research initiatives. Eligible sponsored programs include research training, instrumentation, and facilities opportunities as well as those which have institutional limits. Applicants are encouraged to explore fresh multidisciplinary collaborations and previously untapped sources of extramural funding for research related support.

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