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Application Period Open for UC Agriculture Fellowship

This fellowship, funded by the UC Global Food Initiative, offers University of California graduate students the opportunity to plan, engage, and implement international projects in developing countries that address global challenges in agriculture and food systems. The application period closes Wednesday, Feb. 28. More>

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Spring Training for DOE’s Energy I-Corps Gears Up

Applications are due Jan. 24 for the spring cohort of DOE’s Energy I-Corps, an immersive training experience to help national lab research teams transition energy-related technologies into products that benefit society and the national economy. Visit IPO’s resources page for details, and join an informational webinar on Jan. 10 at noon. Interested in applying? Contact Russell Carrington.

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Director Witherell Announces FY2019 LDRD Call for Proposals

The Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program is one of the principal means to seed innovative science and new research directions. An important factor in judging proposals will be their support of competencies aligned with the Lab and DOE’s strategic directions. Multi-investigator and multi-divisional initiatives are highly encouraged. More>

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Applications Open for DOE’s Office of Science Early Career Research Program

Full-time, career, non-postdoc Lab researchers who received their Ph.D.s no earlier than Jan. 1, 2007 are eligible to apply. This funding opportunity supports the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers. Director Witherell will host a brown-bag discussion and networking event on Jan. 8, noon to 1:30 p.m., in Bldg. 59-3101 (Shyh Wang Hall). More>

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Call for Proposals: Philomathia Forum on Energy & Environment

The Philomathia Forum on Energy & Environment will provide up to $50,000 to fund a symposium or workshop on such topics as climate science and data, energy policy, energy efficiency using today’s energy supplies, fundamental and applied research to advance sustainable energy, climate adaptation strategies, and broad environmental issues and impacts. More>

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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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