Internal research grants

University of Alberta, Faculty of Engineering (FoE) – Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) Seed Grant Program 2024-2025

University of Alberta, Faculty of Engineering (FoE) – Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) Seed Grant Program 2024-2025

The Research Collaboration Seed Fund has been established in 2023 to support collaboration between faculty and students from the Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) and their counterparts at the  Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta, including:

– Joint research activities and publications
– Mobility of faculty and students
– Capacity building (English as a Medium of Instruction) for UTEC professors

Funds will be used to support activities such as exploratory research initiatives, planning workshops and meetings, mobility of staff and students, and salaries/stipends of students and research personnel. In the first year of the program, one grant will be awarded for a joint
research project between a UTEC faculty member and a professor of the Faculty of Engineering, followed by two additional grants in each of the following two years.

The application process for the second round of the program will open on June 20, 2024 and the applications will be due (submission to UAlberta and UTEC) on August 15, 2024 for the project to start on October 1, 2024.

2024-2025 Application Guidelines with access to the application form can be found at this link. To explore research areas covered by UAlberta Faculty of Engineering, you may consider visiting the: UAlberta Engineering Research Database or contact Carlos Montes (cmontes@ualberta.ca) for assistance.

Fondos Semilla Convocatoria 2024

Fondos Semilla Convocatoria 2024

Objective: Provide financial support to UTEC research teachers as seed capital for the development of research projects.

Scope: This financing can be used to finance expenses associated with materials, equipment, consumables, salaries of research assistants, tickets and travel expenses, costs associated with scientific publications, or other expenses related to the funded research project.

Expected results: It is expected that this funding will result in the publication of at least one scientific article in a journal indexed in Scopus and/or Web of Science. Likewise, it is expected that the work developed with this financing will serve as a basis (i.e. providing preliminary results) to develop more advanced proposals that can be presented for external financing.

Fundable amount: The Research Directorate will grant up to S/130,000.00 soles to be allocated in a maximum of 3 seed funds of S/ 30,000.00 each, and 4 seed funds of S/10,000 each. These funds must be executed during the period from August 2024 to July 2025.

Deadline: 05 july 2024

Access the guidelines here.

Research incentive program-Call 2024

Research incentive program-Call 2024

1. Objective:

This program seeks to contribute to the institutional strategic objective of turning UTEC into a leading research university, encouraging the development and publication of high-quality scientific works. In that sense, this program recognizes the achievements and excellence in research of all UTEC collaborators, both those who do not have time assigned to carry out research within their functions, as well as our research teachers.

UTEC collaborators who do not have time assigned to carry out research within their duties do research beyond their regular work; Therefore, the Research Directorate recognizes this additional effort. In the same way, the Research Directorate recognizes excellence in our research teachers, offering them an annual bonus for good performance in research to those who achieve the highest marks in scientific production and fundraising for research.

2. Scope: The following collaborators may apply for this recognition:

a. UTEC collaborators who are not assigned time to carry out research, such as part-time faculty, full-time teaching faculty, and administrative or support staff, who have not received any financial compensation for the development of the research activities presented to them. this program. This recognition does not apply to undergraduate or graduate students.
b. Full-time UTEC research teachers who have recorded research achievements during 2024.

Read the program guidelines here.

All questions regarding the program guidelines should be sent to the following address: investigacion@utec.edu.pe.

Funding of costs associated with presentations at research conferences- Call 2024

Funding of costs associated with presentations at research conferences- Call 2024

You are invited to participate in this new call for Funding costs associated with presentations at research conferences in 2024. Funding of up to S/ 10,000.00 will be granted per proposal. The funding must be used to cover expenses related to the researchers’ participation in the conference (registration, tickets, travel expenses, lodging). Requesting amounts less than the maximum amount may result in greater chances of obtaining funding.

Schedule

The nature of this program is ‘open window’. Applications are evaluated once a month. In the event that more than one application is received in a calendar month, all applications will be evaluated and financing will be granted to the one(s) that achieve the highest score, until reaching the maximum monthly financeable amount of S/ 20,000.00 or another that is established. available (see section 3).

Download application guidelines here

Any query regarding the guidelines should be sent to the following address: investigacion@utec.edu.pe

Funding of costs associated with Scientific Publications- Call 2023

Funding of costs associated with Scientific Publications- Call 2023

You are invited to participate in this new call for the Funding of costs associated with Scientific Publications Call 2024. This program is designed to facilitate the publication of scientific works in indexed journals by UTEC research professors through financial support.

The funding can be used to cover expenses associated with the preparation and publication of research papers such as journal or publisher fees, translation services into English, proofreading services and/or final revision of the manuscript in English, among others. .

The Research Directorate will grant up to S/ 3,000.00 per proposal during the call period (February 2024 to November 2024).

The nature of this program is ‘open window’. Applications are evaluated once a month. In the event that more than one application is received in a calendar month, all applications will be evaluated and financing will be granted to those that achieve the highest score, until reaching the maximum monthly financeable amount of S/ 6,000.00, or another that is available (see section 3).

Download application guidelines here.

Any query regarding the guidelines should be sent to the following address: investigacion@utec.edu.pe