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Sony Research Award Program

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on July 19, 2021 in Research Funding

The Sony Research Award Program provides funding for cutting-edge academic research and helps build a collaborative relationship between faculty and Sony researchers. Sony is currently accepting applications for two research funding opportunities.

Faculty Innovation Award: up to $100K USD in funds to conduct pioneering research in Sony’s general areas of interest.

Focused Research Award: up to $150K USD in funds (with a possibility of renewal) to conduct research in the areas of Sony’s immediate interest.

Both opportunities offer funding for a one-year period.

Applications will be submitted by ORS on behalf of the researcher. Please contact Erin Murphy ( in ORS if you are interested in this opportunity.

Read the full call here to learn more about Sony’s areas of research interest.


Internal: Ten business days prior to submission

Funder: September 15, 2021 at 11:59pm PDT