MCubed is an U-M initiative to stimulate interdisciplinary research, potentially using high-risk approaches that might be harder to fund through more traditional mechanisms. Faculty from at least two different campus units may form a trio and request either $60K or $15K to advance their idea right away.

MCubed is part of the Third Century Initiative, established by the provost and president in anticipation of the university’s bicentennial celebration in 2017.

More information at http://mcubed.umich.edu/get-ready-mcubed-20