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  • - 2013 GRO
    • Important Dates
      • March 6, 2013, 9:00 A.M. Korea Standard Time (UTC+9): Post GRO Call For Proposal on Web
      • March 31, 2013: Web submission starts
      • May 24, 2013, 9:00 A.M. Korea Standard Time (UTC+9): Deadline for submission
      • July 30, 2013: Notification of award decisions begins
      • Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. & related Samsung companies ("SAMSUNG") will make award announcements in June 2013
  • - Program Awards
    • Awards under 2013 GRO Program are intended to provide contract-based financial support for selected research projects.
    • Awards will be made in cash and provided in the range of UCD $70,000 to $100,000 including any applicable overhead. (However, Samsung may choose, in some cases, to make larger awards for outstanding proposals)
    • Awards may be renewed up to three(3) years, based on project duration, research outcomes and SAMSUNG's business needs.
    • Program details are provided below.
    • Research proposal will be accepted only via the GRO online submission site. GRO online submission site Popup button
    • All proposals must be received no later than 9:00 AM Korea Standard Time (UTC-9), May 24, 2013
    • Supported projects will need to execute GRO Research Agreement ("RA") documents within 2 months from the date of award announcement unless award can be canceled.Supported projects will be expected to begin on September 1, 2013 for the best.
  • - 2013 GRO Research Subjects
    • 2013 GRO Program is seeking proposals in Fourteen (14) Research Themes.
    • Within these fourteen (14) themes, there are Fifty-seven (57) special interest subjects for this year. However other subjects are also welcome.
    • Details are described in the "2013 GRO Research Subject Description" documents.
2012 GRO Research Subjects
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Big Data and Network Hierarchical Machine Learning for Pattern Recognition SEC Hierarchical Machine Learning for Pattern Recognition File Downlaod
Predicting User Activity by Mining Smart Device Data SEC Predicting User Activity by Mining Smart Device Data File Downlaod
SDN Based Large Scale Data Center Network SEC SDN Based Large Scale Data Center Network File Downlaod
Privacy and Trust Management in Big Data Analysis SEC Privacy and Trust Management in Big Data Analysis File Downlaod
Device Centric Social Network Platform SEC Device Centric Social Network Platform File Downlaod
File Systems and Device IO for Big Data Appliances SEC File Systems and Device IO for Big Data Appliances File Downlaod
Computational Science Quantum-Mechanical Materials Calculations SEC Quantum-Mechanical Materials Calculations Downlaod
Data-driven Material Design SEC Data-driven Material Design Downlaod
Next Generation Computing Cognitive Computing Based on Neuromorphic Approach SEC Cognitive Computing Based on Neuromorphic Approach Downlaod
Ultra-low Power Computing SEC Ultra-low Power Computing Downlaod
Data Storage New Application & Interface for SSD SEC New Application and Interface for SSD Downlaod
Development of System (HW & FW) Architecture optimized for sequential & Random read performance SEC Development of System (HW and FW) Architecture optimized for sequential and Random read performance Downlaod
Display & Vision Light Field Display with Wide Viewing Angle SEC Light Field Display with Wide Viewing Angle File Downlaod
Single Frame Super Resolution for Ultra High Definition Display SEC Single Frame Super Resolution for Ultra High Definition Display File Downlaod
Image Classification based Noise Reduction for Large Screen Display SEC Image Classification based Noise Reduction for Large Screen Display File Downlaod
3D Depth Resolution Enhancement with a Computational Optics and Light Field Imagine for Efficient 3D Anatomical Modeling and Visualization SEC 3D Depth Resolution Enhancement with a Computational Optics and Light Field Imagine for Efficient 3D Anatomical Modeling and Visualization File Downlaod
Energy Wireless Ambient Radio Power SEC Wireless Ambient Radio Power File Downlaod
New Battery Chemistry and Materials for High Energy Density SEC New Battery Chemistry and Materials for High Energy Density File Downlaod
Methods for the Improvement of Safety and Lifetime for Li-ion Battery SDI Methods for the Improvement of Safety and Lifetime for Li-ion Battery Downlaod
In-Situ Chemical Analysis and Imaging Technology for Electrode Materials SEC In-Situ Chemical Analysis and Imaging Technology for Electrode Materials File Downlaod
Organic Piezoelectric Materials for Flexible Energy Harvesting Technology SEC Organic Piezoelectric Materials for Flexible Energy Harvesting Technology File Downlaod
Feasibility Study of Solid-State Thermal Switch SEC Feasibility Study of Solid-State Thermal Switch File Downlaod
Bio Generation of Novel Cancer Immunotherapy Agents SEC Generation of Novel Cancer Immunotherapy Agents File Downlaod
Omics at the Single Level SEC Omics at the Single Level File Downlaod
Metabolic Engineering Design of Novel Metabolic Pathways for Bio-based Chemical Production SEC Design of Novel Metabolic Pathways for  Bio-based Chemical Production File Downlaod
Medical Technology Bio-Inspired Ultra-Ultra Low Power(UULP) Circuits and System Design for Hearing Aid applications SEC Bio-Inspired Ultra-Ultra Low Power(UULP) Circuits and System Design for Hearing Aid applications File Downlaod
Analysis of Ultrasound RF Signal for New Feature to Diagnose Cancer SEC Analysis of Ultrasound RF Signal for New Feature to Diagnose Cancer File Downlaod
Ultrasound/Hybrid Acoustic Imaging System for Molecular Imaging SEC Ultrasound/Hybrid Acoustic Imaging System for Molecular Imaging File Downlaod
Micro Raman Spectroscopic Analysis Chip SEC Micro Raman Spectroscopic Analysis Chip File Downlaod
Aging Hormesis and Immune Function SEC Hormesis and Immune Function File Downlaod
Clearance of Extracellular Aging-related Protein Aggregates SEC Clearance of Extracellular Aging-related Protein Aggregates File Downlaod
Hormesis as the Mechanism for Aging Related Stress Adaptability SEC Hormesis as the Mechanism for Aging Related Stress Adaptability File Downlaod
Clearance of Intracellular Aging-related Protein Aggregates SEC Clearance of Intracellular Aging-related Protein Aggregates File Downlaod
New Materials High Performance Holographic Recording Material SEC High Performance Holographic Recording Material File Downlaod
Quantum Dot Polarized Light Emitting Display SEC Quantum Dot Polarized Light Emitting Display File Downlaod
Designing the Electronic Structure and Reactivity of Conducting Metal Oxides SEC Designing the Electronic Structure and Reactivity of Conducting Metal Oxides File Downlaod
Exploring High Performance Permanent Magnets SEC Exploring High Performance Permanent Magnets File Downlaod
Dopants and Hosts for Deep Blue Phosphorescent OLED SEC Dopants and Hosts for Deep Blue Phosphorescent OLED File Downlaod
Solution-processable Oxidation-free Metallic Inks SFC Solution-processable Oxidation-free Metallic Inks File Downlaod
Synthesis of High Purity SiC Powder SFC Synthesis of High Purity SiC Powder File Downlaod
Effect of HPMC's Structure on Food System SFC Effect of HPMC's Structure on Food System File Downlaod
Substrates for High Efficiency OLED Lighting SCP Substrates for High Efficiency OLED Lighting File Downlaod
Vertical Gallium Nitride (GaN) Power Device SCP Vertical Gallium Nitride (GaN) Power Device File Downlaod
Development of Large-Area Manufacturing of Wire Grid Polarizer on Glass Substrates SCP Development of Large-Area Manufacturing of Wire Grid Polarizer on Glass Substrates File Downlaod
Thermoplastic / Polymer Lens Material SEM Thermoplastic / Polymer Lens Material File Downlaod
Sensor Technology Piezoelectric Sensor Technology SEM Piezoelectric Sensor Technology File Downlaod
New Usage Model of Sensors SEM New Usage Model of Sensors File Downlaod
Olfactory Biosensors using Nanotechnologies for Mobile Devices SEC Olfactory Biosensors using Nanotechnologies for Mobile Devices File Downlaod
Smart Device Sub-micron size visible LED array forimaging device SEC Sub-micron size visible LED array forimaging device File Downlaod
Ultra-thin passivation technology for si-based electronic SEC Ultra-thin passivation technology for si-based electronic File Downlaod
Egocentric Vision for Glass - Augmented Reality SEC Egocentric Vision for Glass - Augmented Reality File Downlaod
Affect Recognition and Cognitive Psychology-based Feedback SEC Affect Recognition and Cognitive Psychology-based Feedback File Downlaod
Smartphone-Based Personal Health & Wellness Monitoring System SEC Smartphone-Based Personal Health and Wellness Monitoring System File Downlaod
Relative Device Positioning for Intuitive Interaction SEC Relative Device Positioning for Intuitive Interaction File Downlaod
Incorporating Uncertain Context into Multi-device User Experiences SEC Incorporating Uncertain Context into Multi-device User Experiences File Downlaod
IC Technology mmWave RF Device Modeling & Block IP Developments SEC mmWave RF Device Modeling and Block IP Developments File Downlaod
New Method for Statistical Fail Chip Prediction SEC New Method for Statistical Fail Chip Prediction File Downlaod
  • - Eligibility for Participation & Awards
    • To be eligible for an award under GRO program, university shall accept GRO RA as part of the proposal-submission process.
      Initial acceptance by the applicant's authorized university contract office is accomplished through submission of GRO RA Acceptance Letter without any modifications. GRO RA Acceptance Letter also confirms that no confidential or proprietary information will be included in submitted proposals. SAMSUNG will treat all information submitted in proposals as non-confidential and non-proprietary.
      Universities selected for awards shall also sign GRO RA documents before award processing.
      If the university wants to review GRO RA before submission, detailed GRO RA can be sent via email upon request of authorized university contract office personnel.
      SAMSUNG values the personal information of its applicants and strives to protect each applicant's personal information. Also SAMSUNG adheres to all applicable laws and regulations including the Personal Information Protection Act of Korea. To be eligible, applicant(s) shall consent to the collection and/or use of its/their personal information in accordance with the Korean law, "Personal Information Protection Act" (the "PIPA").
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  • - Submission
  •     Applicants shall submit the following two(2) documents:
    • 1. Research Proposal ("Research Project Specification")
      • Proposals recommended to be no longer than 10 pages;
      • additional pages may be used for supporting figures, images, data or other documentation.
      • Proposals expected to provide answers, in English, in MS Word format only.
      • Please refer "Proposal Guide & Format" document for more details (Recommended file name of proposal : 2013 GRO_Theme Title_Subject Title_PI University name_PI Last name', e.g. "2013 GRO_Medical Technology_Ultrasound RF Signal_Stanford_Smith")
      • For CV, provide a 1 to 2 page CV for the Principal Investigator, any Co-Principal Investigator, and the proposed graduate student. Please, attach all CVs at the end of Research Proposal.
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    • 2. Signed 2012 GRO RA Acceptance Letter
      • To be eligible, applicants shall submit an unmodified Acceptance Letter which is completed and signed by an authorized contract official of the university.
      • Please refer "GRO RA Acceptance Letter" file for more details.
      • Scanned file of the GRO RA Acceptance Letter must be sent in PDF file format only.
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      • Research proposal will be accepted only via the GRO online submission site.
      • Email addresses for questions by geographical region:
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