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Criteria for Discovery Park Proposals

  • Fits within the mission of Discovery Park
  • Interdisciplinary – multi-principal investigator, multi-departmental
  • Additive – enhances, not replaces core learning, discovery or engagement function of the University
  • Innovative, high impact, cutting-edge research concepts
  • Large dollar requests (typically > $1M/year)
  • Fits within the current focus research areas in Discovery Park or has the potential to become a new signature area.
  • Project relies on expertise, equipment, laboratories or facilities in Discovery Park
  • Transcends traditional academic boundaries and provides strong leadership in the field.
  • Transforming projects that can increase the economic development opportunities within Indiana and the U.S.