Corteva Agriscienceā„¢ Open Innovation has released a request for proposals on Plant-derived Insulator Elements for Predictable Gene Expression.  We are inviting scientists to submit proposals describing a research plan to identify plant-derived or novel-synthetic DNA sequences that protect gene expression from outside influence and improve predictability in plants.

Who Should Apply: public and private sector scientists

Award Amount: up to $50,000 of research funding

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021

To learn more please visit:  Questions can be directed to Kathy Munkvold at  We look forward to working with you on this challenge.