Funding Opportunity: Ingredient Safety due 1/31/17

Deadline: Tues., Jan. 31, 2017 5:00 PM ET

Competition Details

MSU Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

Administrator(s): Michael Holsapple (Director), Heather Dover, Adelle Simmons

Category: Pilot Grants

Award Cycle: May 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Discipline/Subject Area:

  • Applications of alternative testing for ingredient safety
  • Effects of ingredients on microbiota
  • Impact of Maillard Reaction products on food safety
  • Applications of exposure science / modeling for ingredient safety
  • Mycotoxins and food safety
  • Investigator-initiated proposals relevant to CRIS mission

Funding Available: 2 grants at $75,000 each

Maximum Applications Allowed Per Applicant:  1

Eligibility: Individuals who have full-time faculty positions at Michigan State University are eligible to apply. The intent of this grant is to provide seed funding to foster new areas of research and new collaborations on campus.

Description:  The purpose of this CRIS RFP is to promote new areas of research and collaboration between members of Michigan State University faculty to focus their research strengths on cutting-edge areas of ingredient safety research. Grant proposals may be in areas described above. The goal of the RFP is to enable investigators to generate a sufficient body of preliminary information for a successful application for major research funding from a national granting agency.  Application materials are located on the CRIS website.

Compliance with MSU and CRIS policies: By accepting CRIS funding, researchers agree to comply with all training policies, including RCR training and cross-disciplinary education for graduate students involved in the project. Failure to comply with these policies may affect eligibility for future CRIS funds. Recipients of CRIS funding
are also expected to participate in CRIS science communication activities.

Submission:  Submit application materials to Heather Dover at by the application deadline.  Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.