Big Ideas Initiative

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Big Ideas Initiative


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Sept. 24, 2018

Registration opens for Collaborative Initiative Retreat; RFA opens for Collaborative Initiative funding; RFP opens for Big Ideas proposals

Nov. 2, 2018

Deadline for registration to attend the Collaborative Initiative Retreat

Nov. 9, 2018

Collaboration Initiative Retreat at Nebraska Innovation Campus; discussion of Big Ideas Initiative

Jan 11, 2019

Deadline to submit a Big Idea proposal

Spring 2019

Big Idea proposals are reviewed by faculty panels, steering committees and the President/Chancellors

Summer/Fall 2019

Big Idea finalists are provided to the University of Nebraska Foundation to build development cases and test funding feasibility with private donors

Late Fall 2019

Feedback from feasibility studies is shared with Big Idea creators