Please do submit your proposal as soon as possible to allow for some time for the reviewers to seek clarification on the contents of your proposal.
Please submit your proposal via email to email@example.com
The subject line of the email should say: ACORN-AMR Proposal 2023, Your Name and Institution.
The proposal (maximum 10 pages) should contain the following sections:
- A high level SUMMARY of the proposal (150 words or less)
- Background science in support of this proposal (ideally ONE page)
- The central hypothesis or idea (ideally half a page)
- The experimental design to test your hypothesis/idea; experiments that are definitive in their outcomes and constitute a go/no-go decision point for further work are preferred (ideally ONE page)
- Possible outcomes and next steps (ONE page)
- List of References in support of (1) above (ONE page)
- Six monthly Milestones, and Funding (with breakup) required to be disbursed in six monthly tranches (ONE page). If your project timeline is only 6 months or less, then you can ask for the entire fund release to be disbursed at the start of the project.
- Name of PI, co-PIs, list of relevant papers published by the PI and Co-PI, address, email ID and mobile phone numbers
- If funding announcements are made in the last week of March, on what date can you commence work on your proposal
- Self-certification that this Proposal does not overlap with any other ongoing funded proposals OR proposals submitted to other agencies for funding. Please do list ALL proposals of a similar nature that are funded in your laboratory as well as proposals of a similar nature submitted by you for funding to other agencies
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