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Interdisciplinary Innovation Team Development Award Funding RFA Opens

A request for applications is now open for the Office of Knowledge Enterprise’s Interdisciplinary Innovation Team Development Award. This team development seed funding mechanism is offered as part of BIIG Collaborations (, a program that helps researchers overcome traditional silos and conquer barriers to interdisciplinary research. These awards provide financial and programmatic support to Ohio State faculty as they explore exciting ideas for interdisciplinary collaboration, form unified and effective teams, and prepare to launch novel research agendas positioned for future extramural funding. Research focus areas for the 2023 awards are Biotechnology and STEM Education and Workforce Development. Learn more at