Laboratory Directed Research & Development

Calendar

LDRD Program Calendar: Fiscal Year 2017

Date Notes
October 12, 2016 New LDRD project kick-off meeting Lead investigators, financial analysts and business managers meet with LDRD team for an overview and Q&A of LDRD guidelines.
November/December 2016 New LDRD meetup Lead investigators on new projects meet with LDRD program manager to discuss research plan.
January 2017 Call for FY18 LDRD Proposals The Lab Director issues call for FY18 proposals.
February 23, 2017 LDRD program fair Talks and posters on LDRD projects
March 24, 2017 New FY18 LDRD proposal submission deadline New proposals incl. budget documents submitted to the LDRD program.
April 2017 LDRD External Review New LDRD proposals distributed for technical peer review.
May 9, 2017
May 10, 2017
LDRD Internal Review Lead investigarors defend projects within panels of SLAC/Stanford U. reviewers.
June 2017 Review of continuing LDRD projects Meetings with ALDs to discuss progress of ongoing LDRD projects.
June-August 2017 New LDRD project rankings Director, Science Council and Senior Management Team discuss and prioritize projects.
September 2017 Notification of LDRD awards The Lab Director selects and notifies new LDRD awardees, as well as approved ongoing LDRD projects of their approved FY18 budgets.

Deadlines for Lead Investigators

October 21, 2016 LDRD project annual report (FY16 progress status) Lead investigators submit annual report to the LDRD Program.
March 24, 2017
New FY18 LDRD proposal submission Lead investigators and financial contacts submit proposal and budget documents to the LDRD program.
April 21, 2017 LDRD mid-year report (FY17 progress status) Lead investigators submit mid-year status report with technical progress to-date and plan for next fiscal year (when applicable) including both technical scope and budget. Projects highlight follow-on funding opportunities.
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