Deadlines for submission:
- October 17, 2016, for the abstract
- December 6, 2016, for the full proposal
- Award recipients will be notified in April 2017.
The goal of UW2020 is to stimulate and support highly innovative and groundbreaking research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison over the next five years.
This initiative seeks to fund research projects that have the potential to fundamentally transform a field of study as well as projects that require significant development prior to the submission of applications for external funding. This initiative seeks to support research projects that are high-risk, high-impact, and transformative as well as those that require the acquisition of shared instruments or equipment that will open new avenues for innovative and significant research.
UW2020 was underwritten in the first year by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) with combined funding from other sources to launch this program.