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The APS Innovation Fund provides grants to collaborative projects that support the APS mission “to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics for the benefit of humanity, promote physics, and service the broader physics community”.
APS will award grants led by current APS members ranging from $25,000-$100,000/year to fund 3-5 projects for up to two years that advance an interest of the physics community and align with the APS Strategic Plan.
The deadline has passed for Innovation Fund applications.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration: Up to 2 years, with second-year funding dependent on satisfactory progress. After two years, funded projects should do one of the following:
Innovation Fund proposals could include, but are not limited to:
Proposals should not support:
March 9, 2020: Deadline for initial 1-page preliminary proposals
March 13-27, 2020: Unit/Committee representatives provide feedback on pre-proposals
March 31-April 13, 2020: Proposals reviewed by the Innovation Fund Steering Committee
April 27, 2020: Finalists are notified and asked to submit a full proposal
June 15, 2020: Deadline for finalists to submit full proposals
August 2020: Grant recipients are notified
Proposals must be:
Details about the evaluation criteria and review process can be found here.