Agricultural Greater Good Initiative grant 2024
Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 Agricultural Greater Good Initiative award. All 2024 applications must be submitted by September 30, 2023.
The Illumina Agricultural Greater Good Initiative awards were established in 2011 and are given out on a yearly basis. This program promotes much-needed research to improve the sustainability, productivity, and nutritional density of agriculturally essential crop and livestock species. Grant applicants receive Illumina product donations to help fund their research.
The Grand Prize winner will receive up to $350,000 of in-kind consumables and/or services at list price value on up to 1000 samples of your choice. The winner will be announced during the International Plant and Animal Genome Conference in January 2024.
Agricultural Greater Good Initiative grant Eligibility and Requirements
The grant program is open to basic researchers in Agrigenomics at academic, for profit, or nonprofit institutions. Priority will be given to research that increases sustainability, productivity, and nutritional density of the world’s food supply.
In 400 words or less, provide an overview, a statement of work, and a description of the impact of your research. You may also include up to three figures, with legends, and a list of citations (with 200 word count limit).
In these sections, applicants should include:
- Economic impact
- Social impact
- Nations represented
- Technologies used
- Other sources of funding
To be considered, all entries must:
- Be in English
- Be complete
- Be an original work