Apologies for missing the pdf file earlier. Regards Vinay ==================== Request for Proposal from ABB (Deadline: November 1st, 2013) ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, invites proposals from academic and research institutes around the world to support promising graduate students with projects that combine academic research with industrial application in the power and automation area. ABB already collaborates with a number of academic research groups world-wide. The ABB Research Grant Program is intended to enlarge and complement the circle of our university partners. The application process will start on November 1, 2012 and will close on November 30, 2012. Funding will be approved for one year at a time, but the program is designed to fund projects over multiple years. Grants will typically fall within the range of $50,000 to $80,000 a year and the principal investigator or main applicant will hold a position as a professor associated with a university, university college, or research institute. Successful candidates will be notified by December 31, 2012 and funding will commence on January 1, 2013. Further details (including areas of interest) are provided in the attached pdf file.