Category Archives: General Call for Proposals

Alpha Foundation Announces New Solicitation for Exploratory Projects on Targeted Topics in Mining Safety and Health Research

The Alpha Foundation announces its latest solicitation for exploratory research and development projects vital to meeting its mission of improving mining safety and health. The emphasis for this new solicitation AFC719, “Targeted Topics in Mining Safety and Health Research”, is to address mining safety and health gaps in the portfolio of previously-funded Alpha Foundation projects.

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Call for Proposals for Short-Term Innovative and Exploratory Research Projects

The emphasis for this solicitation is to encourage new, exploratory and developmental research efforts, seeking innovative thinking and solutions to mining health and safety problems.  The Foundation will be accepting proposals for this solicitation until December 15, 2013 with awards planned for the first quarter of 2014. The full solicitation can be accessed from: Call

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Second Call for Proposals

The Alpha Foundation is pleased to announce its second major solicitation, seeking to award research proposals addressing the root causes of disease, injuries, and fatalities in the mining industry and achieve successful implementation of practical solutions derived from the research effort.  Concept Papers are due by August 1, 2014. Please see detailed announcement with information,

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First Call for Proposals

The Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, Inc. released its first call for proposals on January 18, 2013.  Under this announcement, the Foundation is seeking concept papers in four broad areas:1) Safety, 2) Health, 3) Safety and Health Management and, 4) Training. The full solicitation can be accessed from: First Call

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