The CITRIS Seed Funding Program is designed to support innovative, early-stage collaborative projects that can attract larger-scale support from federal, state, industrial, and/or philanthropic funding sources. Funded projects have attracted more than $60 million in follow-on support from federal, state, industrial, and private sources including the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Intel, Microsoft, Mellon Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
UC Davis researchers in nine COVID -19 related research projects that recently received June 2020 seed grants averaging $50,000 from CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, a systemwide initiate headquartered at Berkeley. The projects below feature 17 UC Davis researchers, listed with colleagues from other CITRIS campuses, divided up by research category.
Recent Funded Projects
The CITRIS Seed Funding Program launched in 2008 as an innovative mechanism to drive early-stage IT research with the potential to benefit society.
Technology & Society
Projects demonstrating a clear path from seed investigation to expanded funding will be rated more favorably. Awardees will be asked to report on resulting proposals.
List of Funded Projects since 2016
Some items in our evaluation criteria