CITRIS Seed Funding supports proof-of-concept work to address society’s greatest information technology challenges.
Since 2008, this cornerstone platform within CITRIS has aligned the ingenuity of University of California innovators, emerging research topics, and interdisciplinary collaboration for the benefit society. Seed funds are designed to support the groundwork, data collection, and prototyping needed to pursue larger awards that address major unsolved challenges in the IT sector. Prior awardees have attracted significant funding from federal, state, private and philanthropic sources.
Learn more about current request for proposals (RFPs) using the program links below. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
CITRIS offers rotating seed funding opportunities, including:
- CITRIS Core Seed Funding Program
- CITRIS + Tec de Monterrey Seed Funding Program
- CITRIS COVID-19 Response Program
- CITRIS UCSC Campus Seed Funding (available at UC Santa Cruz only)