ROKSTAR General Guidelines for Abstract Submissions
ROKSTAR – Republic of Korea Science, Technology, and Research
Abstract Submission Requirements
- Abstracts should be submitted via a single point of contact at each university to ROKSTAR.Proposals@lmco.com.
- Multiple abstracts from a university are encouraged; however, a maximum of five are recommended.
- Each abstract must be text-only, on the provided template, and have a maximum of 750 words.
- Do not include any links to other materials.
- The period of performance for a proposed project may not exceed 12 months.
- Do not include any confidential or proprietary information in the abstract.
- Each email submitting an abstract must state in the Subject Line “Abstract Submission of [Name of University] -- No Confidential or Proprietary Material Contained.” Submissions without the required subject line text will be immediately deleted without opening.
- The abstract document must also state that it “contains no confidential or proprietary information”. If it does not, the abstract will be immediately deleted without review by any LM personnel.
- Submit only one abstract per email message.
- Abstract and proposals should be submitted in English.
- Download the Abstract Template
Key Dates for Abstracts
- April 9, 2014 to June 5, 2014 - Abstract submission period.
- June 20, 2014 - LM review of qualifying abstracts.
Process Following Abstract Receipt
- A confirmation receipt for each abstract will be emailed to the single point of contact at each university.
- Criteria used in the evaluations will include, but not necessarily be limited to, abstract clarity, overall scientific and technical merit, and the degree to which the proposed research aligns with Lockheed Martin strategic technology interests.
What Happens Next and Approximate Dates
- Selected abstract authors will be invited (by June 20, 2014) to submit a formal proposal for their project, due in August 2014.
- Selected abstract proposals may include confidential and/or proprietary information, provided they first execute a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Lockheed Martin.
- Further instructions and proposal requirements will be indicated when proposals are invited.
- Selection of project proposals and their funding levels are based on the complexity of the project, overall scientific merit, and their applicability to Lockheed Martin's technology interests.
- Proposals contracted for research are anticipated to begin in late September to October 2014.
- The acceptance of an abstract and/or solicitation of a proposal does not imply funding by Lockheed Martin