Round 2 Deadline is quickly approaching for EBSCO's FOLIO Innovation
Challenge Grant - December 29.
EBSCO announced the FOLIO Innovation Challenge – a grant program to help
support libraries to develop innovative technology solutions that address
the challenges academic libraries face. A total of $100,000 will be awarded
to multiple institutions—grants between $5,000 and $20,000 each. The EBSCO
FOLIO Innovation Challenge grants will be awarded to projects that leverage
the FOLIO codebase and address current opportunities in library technology.
Grant winners also may have the opportunity to take part in a startup
incubator program designed to support the creation of tools for academic
Two grants totaling $25,000 were awarded in the first round!
Winning proposals will be designed to support academic libraries and will:
· Advance the adoption of FOLIO as a platform, support new
services, and extend the library into new areas
· Solve a problem for libraries, not just a given institution
· Provide innovation in a current area of library technology
There are three rounds of awards, the schedule is as follows:
· Round 1: Deadline May 31, 2017
· Round 2: Deadline Dec 29, 2017
· Round 3: Deadline March 2, 2018
To learn more, please visit the FOLIO Innovation Challenge website:
If you have any questions, or would like to submit a proposal, please
contact: [log in to unmask]
Director, Software Innovation | EBSCO