NineSigma research funding opportunity available

NineSigma is seeking proposals for “High Value Use for Bagasse Co-Product from Natural Rubber Production." NineSigma, representing Bridgestone Corporation, seeks partners for development of high-value products from bagasse co-product from the Guayule shrub, a natural source of rubber.

More information is available in the request for proposal (RFP) document online at If after reviewing the full RFP document you would like more information, you may post questions or comments online at NineSights using the RFP link above. In addition, you may contact Kevin C. Stark by email at and reference RFP# 68886 in the subject line.

The OVPR deadline for submission of proposal briefs is February 15, 2012.  Please submit OR-5 and all supporting documents (i.e. letters of support if required, budget with indirect costs included) to the Office of Research.

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