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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation


Moore Inventor Fellows

Campus Deadline:

One Proposal Selection Remaining:

External Deadline:

February 12, 2018, 7PM CT

Web Address:


Funding Amount:

Each fellow will receive funding for three years at a level of $200,000 per year.  The foundation will also provide the host institution with $25,000 each year to cover administrative costs, resulting in a total three-year award amount of $675,000.


Each eligible institution can submit two nominations for consideration.

The foundation seeks to identify outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care.

Candidates must be faculty, research scientists, postdocs or other full-time staff at eligible institutions. Candidates must be no more than 10 years past receiving the terminal advanced degree in their field (M.S., Ph.D. or M.D.)

Contact the MU Office of Foundation Relations before contacting the foundation.

Post Date: 11/20/17