• Date Due: October 01, 2008
  • Author: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Enabling Authority: Appropriation Act - Item 226 B. (Regular Session, 2008)
  • Description:
    Special report on the use of the funds and progress made under the initiative to build research capacity in the areas of bioengineering, biomaterials and nanotechnology. The report shall include, but not be limited to: 1) how the funds were used, 2) the amount of federal and private funds that were leveraged, 3) collaborative efforts in support of private industry, 4) the number of junior and senior faculty recruited in each field, 5) the amount of federal or other grant funds received as the result of those recruitments, 6) additional grants or contracts being pursued, 7) the level of instructional activity conducted by these faculty, 8) the impact of research activities on undergraduate instruction, 9) the use of graduate student aid funds, and 10) recommendations for future investment.