Research Development

I submitted my pre-proposal for a Limited Submission. When can I expect to hear if I may proceed with my full proposal to the sponsor?

I submitted my pre-proposal for a Limited Submission. When can I expect to hear if I may proceed with my full proposal to the sponsor?

RDS makes every effort to have pre-proposals reviewed in a timely manner, usually within two weeks of the internal deadline. Our goal is to maximize the external proposal preparation time for selected researchers to submit to the sponsor for funding.

Where I can I find the information to submit proposals by proxy?

Where I can I find the information to submit proposals by proxy?  

The applicant must first appoint a proxy from their account. The applicant will need to login to establish the account, and then indicate that a proxy will submit. Visit UA Competition Space for more details

The internal deadline for a Limited Submission has passed and no one has applied, what happens next?

The internal deadline for a Limited Submission has passed and no one has applied, what happens next?

The Limited Submission opportunity will be listed in the Open category on the Limited Submission Table and the first expression of interest RDS receives will be accepted as the institutional submission. Expressions of interest must be sent to ResDev@email.arizona.edu and the date/time that the email is received will determine the order that expressions of interest are accepted.

How will the reviewers avoid Conflicts of Interest or confidentiality concerns?

How will the reviewers avoid Conflicts of Interest or confidentiality concerns?

The information contained in a limited submission pre-proposal and the associated supplemental documents is considered highly confidential and all efforts will be made to ensure the fair, objective, and confidential review of each pre-proposal.  Review panel members are required to sign a conflict of interest statement prior to pre-proposal review and to adhere to strict guidelines to ensure confidentiality of the content of all limited submissions applications.

Where can I find out who received the ticket for previous limited submission opportunities?

Where can I find out who received the ticket for previous limited submission opportunities?

RDS publishes the name of the PI selected for each Limited Submission opportunity on the Limited Submission Table on the Research Gateway.

Can I apply to more than one Limited Submission opportunity at a time?

Can I apply to more than one Limited Submission opportunity at a time?

Yes. Each opportunity is reviewed independently.

I need help submitting my pre-proposal: who do I contact?

I need help submitting my pre-proposal: who do I contact?

Contact RDS during normal business hours (M-F, 9a-5p) at 621-8585 or email ResDev@email.arizona.edu for assistance using UA Competition Space or for questions regarding any Limited Submission internal competition.

Is there a possibility of collaboration between PIs whose pre-application(s) were selected to receive the ticket and those whose pre-application was not selected?

Is there a possibility of collaboration between PIs whose pre-application(s) were selected to receive the ticket and those whose pre-application was not selected?

RDS publishes the name of the PI selected for each Limited Submission opportunity on the Limited Submission Table on the Research Gateway. RDS seeks to coordinate Limited Submissions for the university to facilitate the best proposal submission from an institutional perspective and encourages communication between all interested applicants to a limited submission opportunity. That said, the choice to collaborate is at the discretion of the PI/Team that receives the ticket to proceed.

Do I need to prepare a budget?

Do I need to prepare a budget?

In most cases, no budget is required for the pre-proposal. If a budget is required, a template will be provided as part of the pre-proposal application.

How do I sign up to receive notifications of available Limited Submission funding opportunities?

How do I sign up to receive notifications of available Limited Submission funding opportunities?

Subscribe to The Current, the RDS weekly digest of funding opportunities and news which lists upcoming and open funding opportunities. 

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