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Oct. 12 BLIC Event on Successful Grant Writing

Seeking funding for a startup or ongoing research? The Berkeley Lab Innovation Corps (BLIC) hosts a presentation by researcher Michel Foure on successful grant writing. The event takes place Oct. 12, noon to 1:30 p.m., in Building 54-130. The event includes an interactive exercise and Q&A period. Bring your lunch and network with fellow researchers. All Lab staff welcome. More>

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Entrepreneurial Researchers Invited to Apply for Cyclotron Road Fellowship

Cyclotron Road has opened applications for the next round of its fellowship program. Entrepreneurial Lab scientists, engineers, and postdocs are eligible to apply for the fellowship, which includes funding and mentorship from experienced industry experts and entrepreneurs. Applications are due Oct. 31. More>

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Call for SkyDeck Applications; $100,000 in Startup Funding

Berkeley SkyDeck is now accepting applications for its Spring 2018 cohort through September 29, 2017. Accepted startups will be eligible to receive funding for up to $100,000 from the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. Go here to apply. If you have questions, contact Berkeley SkyDeck here.

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Applications Open for TED Fellows Program

The TED Fellows program provides a platform to innovators across a wide range of disciplines. The fellowship includes an all-expenses paid trip to the TED2018 conference, giving a talk at the conference, receiving ongoing professional mentorship and coaching, and networking with other TED fellows. The registration deadline is Sept. 10. More>

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Applications Open for the ITRI-Rosenfeld Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Energy Technologies Area (ETA) invites applications for a distinguished postdoctoral fellowship opportunity. The focus of this year’s call is on water-energy technologies research. Applicants must identify a mentor in ETA. Applications are due Nov. 1. More>

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Join a Webinar to Learn More About Cyclotron Road Fellowships

Cyclotron Road provides two-year fellowships to support entrepreneurial scientists developing energy technologies based in the physical and biological sciences. The next application cycle is expected to open on Oct. 2. Interested applicants are encouraged to sign up for a webinar on Sept. 6 or Sept. 20 to learn more.

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DOE Sponsors Energy I-Corps Entrepreneurial Training

The six-week Energy I-Corps program (formerly called Lab-Corps), guides PIs and entrepreneurial leads (ELs) in customer discovery to identify an energy-related technology’s commercial potential and market fit. Interested PI/EL teams or individuals seeking a team must contact Russell Carrington (x6439) before May 19. Go here to view video series of past teams. More>

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Apply for a UC Global Food Initiative Student Fellowship

The fellowships will support research activity related to the UC Global Food Initiative. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible, and are expected to work in collaboration with Berkeley Lab scientists. Get more information here, or contact Peter Nico of the Earth & Environmental Sciences Area by or before May 12.

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Apply Now for Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program

The Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program is accepting applications for the 2017 Solicitation 1. Deadline is 2 p.m. (5 p.m. ET) on May 16. The program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their thesis research at a DOE national laboratory in collaboration with a DOE scientist for 3 to 12 consecutive months. Apply here.

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Science Magazine and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

The prize is awarded annually to young scientists for outstanding life science research for which they were awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years. Application deadline is July 15. The grand prize winner will receive $30K, and $10K for the winner of each category (cell & molecular biology, genomics & proteomics, ecology & environment, translational medicine). More>

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