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Exploring complex solutions to complex challenges

by building and accelerating new interdisciplinary teams at Florida State University.

Spring 2023

From the towering pines in Tallahassee to the neon lights of South Beach — Florida is a truly special place. Join us in Spring 2023 for Collaborative Collision: Florida as we work to ensure that our friends, neighbors — and yes, even Florida Man— benefit from the discovery, creativity, and innovation taking place at Florida State University!


Collaborative Collision is an interdisciplinary team development program designed to build and accelerate new research teams to explore complex solutions to complex challenges. This intensive, semester-long program connects researchers with complementary skills, expertise, and resources, guides these connections as they develop into collaborations, and funds promising new teams that have a clear path to developing impactful solutions, securing external funding, and establishing new areas of research, innovation, and creative excellence at Florida State University.

Learn more about our process in our Program Overview, or check out materials from Past Collaborative Collisions.


  • Expand your network of interdisciplinary collaborators and strategic partners.

  • Develop a multi-year strategy to explore research-based solutions to complex challenges.

  • Compete for up to $100,000 to accelerate your team's impact!