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Funding Opportunities - SPIN

SPIN is part of the SPIN Plus system, a comprehensive service that provides authorized investigators with the most current information on available funding opportunities (both national and international) for projects. SPIN Plus is not just limited to scientific opportunities; there are listings for other disciplines including education and social work among others. SPIN Plus consists of three modules:

  • SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) -- An up-to-date listing of funding opportunities from national and international governmental and private funding sources.

  • GENIUS (Global Expertise Network for Industry, Universities and Scholars) --A searchable expertise profile system that contains profiles and/or curriculum vitae of investigators who choose to make their profiles public (the default is private). These profiles can be used by SMARTS and also will be used during later phases of PennERA (Protocol and Proposal Development).

  • SMARTS (SPIN Matching and Research Transmittal Service) --A system that matches GENIUS profiles with the SPIN funding opportunities and automatically delivers daily updates via e-mail.

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