Available to higher education institutions around the world, Microsoft External Research & Programs provides valuable resources for individuals and institutions seeking to push the boundaries of research in their chosen fields. Participants can collaborate with researchers at Microsoft, get access to leading-edge research platforms and software tools, and receive seed funding for new projects.
• College research funding opportunities
http://research.microsoft.com/ur/us/fundingopps/default.aspx
• Microsoft Research Faculty Summit (July 16–18, 2006)
http://research.microsoft.com/workshops/FS2006/