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Help for WVU Faculty & Staff

The Energy Institute provides the following services to affiliated WVU energy faculty and staff:

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Pre-Proposal Capture

  • anticipating funding opportunities
  • federal budget intelligence
  • influencing funding agency priorities
  • advising state and federal officials

Interdisciplinary Coordination

  • promoting and supporting large, complex interdisciplinary efforts
  • facilitating exchange of ideas and expertise – hosting cross-college energy forums
  • promoting and supporting interdisciplinary research centers
  • obtaining and distributing interdisciplinary seed funding
  • routine dissemination of information to energy affiliates

Proposal Management

  • visioning, solutioning, win-theming, story-arcing
  • proposal template creation and management
  • technical assistance, advising, and writing
  • coordination with WVU Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
  • cost-share development assistance
  • requirements analysis and compliance
  • budget preparation and submission
  • document management and editorial services
  • red team/gold team reviews

Commercialization Support and IP Management

  • non-disclosure and intellectual property agreements (NDA's & IPA's)
  • commercialization strategy
  • coordination with WVU Tech Transfer and Export Control offices
  • feasibility and return on investment (ROI) analysis
  • developing of licensing and spin-off packages

Partnership Development

  • connecting faculty with private-sector and NGO partners
  • finding cost-share partners
  • non-traditional funding sources

Seed Funding

  • fundraising
  • seed funding programs

Contact John Adams for more information.