Record Number of Seed Research Grants Given, Including Crop Disease in Climate Change

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future(ACSF) has given $1.5 million from its Academic Venture Fund to a record 14 new university projects. This marks the third consecutive year ACSF has granted more than $1 million.

“Our Academic Venture Fund (AVF) program, now in its ninth year, continues to enable faculty from across campus to form new collaborative teams offering innovative approaches to a wide range of sustainability challenges,” said Graham Kerslick, the executive director of the center.

http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2016/06/atkinson-center-gives-record-number-seed-research-grants

Peter Kaminski

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