Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission

Wenatchee, Washington

CHERRY REQUEST FOR PRE-PROPOSAL

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, in partnership with the Oregon Sweet Cherry Commission, is accepting pre-proposals for new funding consideration for the 2018 Northwest Cherry Research Review. The Review will be held at the Red Lion, Pasco, WA November 9, 2017. The cherry committees for Oregon and Washington updated its 2016 industry survey of research priorities which is attached for reference. The committees will take these research priorities into consideration when reviewing pre-proposals.

All pre-proposals must be submitted using the "Pre-proposal form" which can be found on this website http://treefruitresearch.org/proposals-reports/pre-proposals. Complete the required information and submit via email by the deadline date by uploading to this site (http://treefruitresearch.com/proposals-reports/upload-proposals-reports) or by emailing your pre-proposal to Kathy Coffey (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Pre-proposal files will be compiled and distributed to the OR and WA cherry committees for review and ranking. Note: pre-proposal submissions are for new proposals only. Continuing and final reports do not require pre-proposal submission. By September 22, researchers will be notified whether or not they are invited to present their full proposal at the Review.

Here are important dates to remember:

1. Pre-proposals submission deadline: August 31 – 5:00pm PST
2. Deadline for submission of approved proposals plus continuing & final reports: October 18 – 5:00pm PST
3. PowerPoint show submission: November 6 - 5:00pm PST

For questions contact Kathy Coffey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (509)665-8271, ext. 2.

 2018_PNW_Cherry_Research_Priority_Topics.pdf

 

TECHNOLOGY REQUEST FOR PRE-PROPOSAL

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, is accepting pre-proposals for new funding consideration for the 2018 Technology Research Review. The Review will be held at the Wanapum Dam meeting room, in Vantage, WA February 1, 2018. 

All pre-proposals must be submitted using the Technology Pre-proposal Form which can be found on our website at http://treefruitresearch.org/proposals-reports/pre-proposals. Please make sure to use the technology form which can be found at the bottom of the page. Complete the required information and submit via email by the deadline date by uploading to this site (http://treefruitresearch.com/proposals-reports/upload-proposals-reports) or by emailing your pre-proposal to Kathy Coffey (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Given the nature of emerging technology, there is no priority research list.

Pre-proposal files will be compiled and distributed to technology committee members for review and vote. Note: pre-proposal submissions are for new proposals only. Continuing and final reports do not require pre-proposal submission. By September 25, researchers will be notified whether or not they are invited to present their full proposal at the Review.

Here are important dates to remember:

1. Pre-proposal submission deadline: September 5, 5:00pm 
2. Deadline for submission of approved proposals plus continuing & final reports: January 11, 2018 – 5:00pm PST
3. PowerPoint show submission: January 30 - 5:00pm PST

For questions contact Kathy Coffey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (509)665-8271, ext. 2.