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2021 Research Infrastructure Awards Announced

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The University of Minnesota’s Office of the Vice President for Research has announced the Research Infrastructure Investment Program: 2021 Awards. The program awards funding to projects supporting transdisciplinary research and collaboration across the University’s colleges and campuses.

More than $1.7 million was awarded to 10 research projects, reaching 10 departments, units, and centers, four colleges, and two campuses. Supporting colleges or centers provide one-to-one matching funds for each award. Including matching funds, more than $3.4 million in total funds were awarded this year.

Awards will support research infrastructure, facilities, and support services over a variety of University research areas, including support for replacing and upgrading a laser scanning microscope in the Duluth Imaging Center, upgrading critical equipment in the Non-Invasive Neuromodulation Laboratories, and the development of a new Collaborative Research Studio to catalyze research at the nexus of art, technology, and science. 

Learn more about this year's award recipients.

Erin Dennis

Erin Dennis

Erin is assistant communications director for the Office of the Vice President for Research.

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