ELN Professional Edition – Development Grant


The purpose of the development grant is to provide financial support to Principal Investigators in their management of research data, collaboration with other investigators, as well as to obtain feedback on the use of LabArchives Professional Edition during a 3-year period. This LabArchives 3-year user group study will allow for improvements based on real world lab feedback through the biannual (every 6-months) report submission process.

    Application Requirements

    Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

    Application Deadline August 1 / November 1 / February 1 / May 1
    Grant Areas Scientific Research Labs covering Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics
    Geographic Limitations Worldwide
    Grant Value $1,860 per year ($9,300 total) based on a 10 user lab maximum

      Grant Making Priorities

      In accordance with the grant committee’s direction, preference may be given for grants for the following organizations and purposes:

        • University Lab Organizations
        • Internet 2 Net+ University Partners
        • Non-Profit Organizations

      Average Grant Value

      Full Grant Valued: $1,860 per year ($9,300 total) based on a 10 user lab maximum.
      Estimated Average Grant Size: $5,600 tp $8,400 (depending on lab user size)
      Estimated Average Number of Grants Per Year: 30
      Estimated Average Total Giving Per Year: $168,000

        Application Period and Deadlines

        Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by August 1 / November 1 / February 1 / May 1 to be reviewed at the next quarterly grant meeting that occurs each quarter.


        Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated within 60-day of quarterly deadline after quarterly grant committee meeting has been concluded.

        Required Agreements and Reports

        Except as otherwise specified when a grant is awarded, an initial 60-minute ELN training by LabArchives Support Staff for the entire lab must be completed within 2-3 weeks from grant award prior to ELN rollout, with biannual progress reports being submitted every 6-months from training date.

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        Complete the entire grant application as listed below and submit once completed.

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