Foundation / Corporation
Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA)
Grants to USA and Canada researchers and professors for innovative scientific research. The program seeks to encourage applicants to apply their expertise of technical and engineering fields to the research subject. Projects may involve areas such as virtual and augmented reality, energy infrastructure, and machine learning.
TMHNA is seeking proposals for research that drives new technology or innovative approaches to the material handling industry. The mission of the University Research Program is to encourage professors and researchers to apply their knowledge of engineering and technical fields, drawing synergies and collaboration between collegiate research and Toyota Material Handling North America.
Proposal themes related to the following areas are encouraged but given the broad nature material handling, other themes are welcome as well.
Through the University Research Program, Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA) is seeking proposals that innovate and elevate the material handling industry. Many of the areas that the industry has been involved in include virtual reality/augmented reality, energy infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, ADAS systems and machine learning. Proposal themes related to these areas are encouraged, but given the broad nature of material handling other themes are welcome.
Funding may include salaries, equipment and university overhead.
The selected research proposals will be announced at a special event at the MODEX material handling tradeshow in March 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. The principal investigators will be invited to attend the tradeshow and be present at the announcement at TMHNA’s expense.
GrantWatch ID#: 184508
It is anticipated that multiple proposals will receive financial support.
Selected proposals will receive financial support of up to $500,000 per year. The average proposal is between $250,000 and $300,000.
Faculty that receive financial support through the University Research Program (URP) may be invited to renew the contract for up to three years based on the research outcomes.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Completed proposals and supporting documents should be sent to:
University Research Program Ambassador
The Raymond Corporation
22 South Canal Street
Greene, NY 13778
Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A.
5559 Inwood Drive
Columbus, IN 47201
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