CITRIS Seed Funding 2022 Request for Proposals

"Horizontal collage of five UC research photos: Crops growing in a field; a robotic arm in a laboratory; a close-up of a stack of silicon wafers; a drone in flight; a smiling man in a wheelchair holding a tablet computer."

Proposals due by:
Monday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. PDT

The CITRIS Seed Funding program issues short-term, competitive awards of $40,000–$60,000 per project to advance information technology research and catalyze early work that can benefit industry, the public sector and society at large.

Awardees embody the university’s public mission and the innovative spirit of California, with a focus on interdisciplinary solutions.

Team-based proposals are invited from principal investigators at the following University of California campuses:

  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UC Davis Health
  • UC Merced
  • UC Santa Cruz

To encourage collaboration, proposals should engage at least two investigators from different CITRIS campuses.

Research should address at least one of the areas of interest identified below:

🌱 Aviation for a Changing Planet
🌱 Sustainability and Climate Resilience
🌱 Digital Health Innovation
🌱 People and Robots
🌱 Semiconductors and Systems