HEINLEIN TRUST AND SPACEX ANNOUNCE PROPOSALS RECEIVED FOR THE MICROGRAVITY RESEARCH COMPETITION - Heinlein Prize Trust -
Nine proposals have been submitted by Florida Tech, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Universities Space Research Association, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, College of Menominee Nation, University of Texas Health Science Center, Duke University Medical Center, and University of Alabama in Huntsville.
The press release gives an overview of the 9 proposals. More details about these proposals can be found on the Proposal Summaries page.
The main Labflight page gives the following timeline for the contest:
4/3 - Finalists Notified
4/17 - Finalist Event at Rice University
4/18 - Announcement of Winner
In related news: Teams Announced for 2009 Rice Business Plan Competition -
Forty-two teams selected to compete in the world’s richest and largest business plan competition. ... In all, $170,000 in additional investment and cash prizes were added this year, including three, new $20,000 Earth/Space Engineering Innovation awards sponsored by NASA ...