The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

is a Trade Association of the Glass Industry

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Last Updated December 29, 2014

Request for Research Proposal:

Focus on gaining a deeper understanding of the relationship between Glass Surface Structure and Chemistry, Particularly as it relates to the Susceptibility to Chemical, Thermal, and Physical Damage.  Proposal to answer the fundamental question:  Where and how do flaws nucleate in glass? 

Click here to download RFP.

Opportunity:

Proof and concept research and development anticipated.

Timeline:

Proposals will be considered to support graduate level research at the MS (1.5 year term) to PhD (3 year term) level.

Financials:

Investment will be commensurate with the project scope, but is anticipated to be in the rage of $90,000 - $120,000/year.

Details:

The full RFP is available for download click here.  Please download and read the entire RFP before submitting proposals.

Response Due Date:

May 15, 2013

Contacts and Submissions:

Technical questions may be addressed to the UGSG Technical Director, Dr. Alastair N. Cormack by email: cormack@alfred.edu

Proposal submissions should be sent by email UGSC Executive Assistant, Donna Banks by email: dbanks@gmic.org or by mail Glass Manufacturing Industry Council - UGSC, 600 N. Cleveland Avenue, Suite 210, Westerville, OH 43082

    Response Evaluation:

The UGSC will evaluate the Response using the following criteria:

  • Overall scientific and technical merit of the proposed approach

  • Respondent's capabilities and related experience

  • Realism of the proposed plan and cost estimates

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2014 Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

Last Updated December 29, 2014