IEEE is looking for new ideas for products and services that will deliver value to engineers and technology professionals who work in industry. That’s why we created the IEEE in 2030 Challenge. This “seed grant” program is designed to encourage and support innovative, creative, and potentially disruptive approaches to serving the contemporary and future needs of engineers and technology professionals in industry. The IEEE New Initiatives Committee is currently accepting proposals for short-term projects (completed in 12 months or fewer). The first call for proposals concluded on 1 July 2016. A second call for proposals will be coming soon, with more details to follow.
Have a great idea that directly addresses the strategic needs of IEEE? Submit your proposal today!
|Seed grant funding is used for smaller-scale initiative projects or pilot programs that are innovative and may entail more risk. These projects may include a proof of concept in preparation for subsequent full-scale implementation. Funding is limited to grants that require US$40,000 or less and take 12 months or fewer to complete. Funds may not be used to pay salaries or to purchase capital equipment.||Seed grant proposals in response to the IEEE in 2030 Challenge may be submitted by one or more IEEE members or organizational units, individually or in cooperation with an IEEE staff group.
Download the IEEE seed grant proposal form for the IEEE in 2030 Challenge (DOC, 77 KB)
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Here are some criteria that will increase the likelihood of being selected:
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