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Interdisciplinary Research Centers

ICTAS supports groups of researchers that pool faculty and student expertise to create dynamic, cohesive teams with a unique combination of skills to tackle complex problems. ICTAS support helps these groups attract external funding, with the goal of eventually becoming self-sustaining. 

Groups currently receiving ICTAS support include

As our funding models evolve to meet the needs of Virginia Tech's research enterprise most effectively, ICTAS center support has been replaced by the Targeted Opportunity for Proposals (TOP) program. TOP awards provide resources for teams pursuing large external grants. For more information on TOP funding, and other ICTAS investment programs, see our funding opportunities page