USC Core Instrumentation Fund
The Core Instrumentation Fund supports acquisition of shared instrumentation that enables major research endeavors in the sciences, medicine and engineering. Example areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Microscopy, Genomics, Imaging and Biophysics. The fund is not intended for purchase of computers unless they are integrated with other types of instrumentation.
Who Should Apply to This Announcement
This announcement is for core laboratory directors, who would like to do any of the following:
- Request full funding for equipment acquisition from the university,
- Request matching funds toward an external competition (e.g., NIH S10),
2016 Call for Proposals
2016 Core Instrumentation Fund RFP (in progress)
- Type A proposal deadline: Closed
- Type B proposal deadline: Closed – awaiting update to USC’s Plan for Science and Technology Facilities. Contact your school’s research dean for status.
Submit your proposal application utilizing the new Office of Research application submission and reporting portal.
Go to USC Application Portal to log in (or create an account for yourself), using your USC email address.
Important: You may experience problems with the online application if using the browser Internet Explorer. If you experience problems, it is advisable to access the application system through a different browser, such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
For questions regarding the proposal submission process, please contact the Office of Research at (email@example.com or 213-821-8163).