Foundation / Corporation
In-kind grant valued at over $30,000 to a USA university, college, or 2-year institution for chemistry technology in order to teach students about environmentally-friendly chemical processes used in contemporary business and manufacturing industries. The recipient will be awarded a Spe-ed SFE Prime Package, which includes a Supercritical Fluid System and vessel designed specifically for the higher education market as well as supporting Classroom Materials, such as a syllabus, handouts, suggested applications, and online resources.
According to the Foundation's vision, a strong foundation in Green Chemistry is key to the success of society, and the use of Supercritical Fluids (SCF) is fundamental to an education in green chemistry. By using Supercritical Fluids, students will be leading tomorrow's green process with no petroleum solvents and no toxic residue. Required for teaching SCF is a Supercritical Fluids system that is safe for the classroom, but with enough power and features to illustrate and educate.
Proposals should illustrate how the Spe-ed SFE Prime and supporting materials will be used to teach Supercritical Fluids in the post-secondary classroom. The focus must be on teaching green chemistry with the Prime system and how SCF can impact business, processes, the environment and the overall green economy. Research topics must be related to Green Chemistry and environmentally-friendly technology and/or processes. Applications should include how the use of the Prime and SCF can educate students about eliminating petroleum-based solvents, pollution or residue; or how SCF can be used in nanotechnology.
Proposals outside of these specific interest areas are welcome; however, preference will be given to the most commercially viable and "green" applications. Proposals should also address the commercial viability and educational value of the concept being proposed.
GrantWatch ID#: 170189
The winner of the SCF-PRIME-19 Grant will receive Applied Separations’ newest SFE in the series of instruments for supercritical fluid processes, the Spe-ed SFE Prime and the Prime Package. The total value of this package exceeds $30,000.
Additionally, Applied Separations will pay Conference Expenses for the winner to attend the ACS Green Chemistry Show.
For consideration for the SCF-PRIME-18 grant, all applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Undergraduate, Graduate and 2-year colleges may apply
- Area of study must fall under the umbrella of “Green Chemistry.”
- Project must include use of Supercritical Fluids.
- Use of the Spe-ed SFE Prime in the project is required.
Deadline: April 19, 2019
All proposals must be submitted electronically. Submissions can be made either
through email or through the Applied Separations website.
Applicants should see the Applied Separations website for details on preferred applications of SCF to be taught in the classroom: http://www.appliedseparations.com/industries---uses.html
The winner of the award will be notified no later than May 10, 2019, a month prior to the ACS Green Chemistry show. The winner will be invited to attend the award ceremony and conference fees will be covered by Applied Separations.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send the application by email to:
Applied Separations, Inc.
930 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101
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