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Global Collaboration

  • Please review the SAMSUNG GRO Program information on this website and apply at the GRO submission site.
  • No. GRO Program is only designed to fund research projects with researchers affiliated with universities.
  • Yes. We encourage you to submit a new proposal this year.
  • Yes. Grants from SEC or related Samsung companies do not affect your university’s eligibility to apply to GRO Program.
  • No. GRO Program is designed to fund breakthrough research projects for universities, and as such does not fund equipment or cash donations, nor can it support student projects, event sponsorships, or teaching activities.
  • Yes. There are no limits on the number of proposals that can be submitted from the same university.
  • No, the funds will be made for one (1) year. To receive funds in the following year, applicant should submit a new proposal and achievements of projects at the end of project period. The submitted proposal for the following year will be re-evaluated by SAMSUNG. Notification of submission will be directly delivered through your GRO technical contact individually.
  • A key objective of the GRO Program is to help SAMSUNG build stronger relationships with professors and their graduate students. Acceptable personnel costs may include salaries for professor or faculty researcher, as well as stipends related to graduate or undergraduate student participation in the project. Post-doctoral researchers are encouraged to collaborate on the project, but would be asked to secure complementary funding for their salaries, as provided by the university or other funding sources.
  • No. GRO Program does not guarantee research funding for multi-year proposals.
  • Yes. Applicants from two (or more) separate universities may submit a joint proposal for consideration to the GRO Program. But, only one representative university’s Principal Investigator (“PI”) shall submit a proposal with the all relevant information regarding joint universities and detailed budget request for each university separately. If such joint proposal is selected, Samsung will execute the Research Agreement with only the lead university. The lead university is responsible for any subcontracts and distribution of award. Such university representative shall, at his/her own discretion and responsibility, manage the budget in accordance with the budgetary plan outlined in the submitted proposal.
  • GRO RA will be sent, upon request, via email. Contact information is on GRO website. An authorized official at your university must review the GRO RA.
  • Please consolidate CVs (1-2 pages) for each individual into Appendices of your proposal.
  • If you need to revise your proposal after submitting it, you can make changes and re-submit prior to the submission deadline. However, you will not be able to make changes after the submission deadline. If your submission is accepted, you will have an opportunity to revise the proposal.
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