Final Report Instructions
Final reports must be submitted with the form found at the bottom of this page. In addition to submitting a written final report, an oral report is required at the annual Research Review.
Below are format guidelines for submitting your report.
Incomplete or incorrect submissions will be returned. NOTE: A NEW, SEPARATE REPORT FORM HAS BEEN CREATED FOR TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE SUBMISSIONS. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SELECT THE CORRECT FORM WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR REPORT.
FORMAT AND TYPE
Word format, 11 pt. Times New Roman. Do not include page #’s, headers or footers. Mirrored margins; 1.25” left margin, 1” right, top & bottom margins
FORMAT AND TYPE
PROJECT TITLE Title must be identical to the previous year's title.
Title must be identical to the previous year's title.
Include information on each individual listed as PI or Co-PI. A Co-PI designation means that the individual is fully engaged and is contributing to the scientific research of the project. You may delete extraneous Co-Pi blocks.
Direct phone line and email address for contact. Do not place contact information in table format
List cooperators involved in the project. A cooperator is a company that is donating products or services, or an individual serving in an advisory capacity.
OTHER FUNDING SOURCES If you received funds from other agencies, please indicate the name and amount you received.
If you received funds from other agencies, please indicate the name and amount you received.
TOTAL PROJECT FUNDING
Recap the total amount funded through WTFRC, exclusive of any WTFRC collaborative expenses.
Once complete, begin your final report on the page following the header pages and follow the format below.
RECAP ORIGINAL OBJECTIVES
Provide a brief overview of the original goals of the project.
Identify the level of accomplishment of each objective. Provide a bulleted list of significant findings during the prior year(s) of the project.
RESULTS & DISCUSSION
Focus on the findings during the prior year(s) of the project. Discuss significance to the industry and potential economic benefits. Use summary graphics
Executive summaries are required for ending projects. This one-page report should include significant progress or outcomes and summary of finding and future directions (if applicable). Formatting requirements are the same as other project reports. The executive summary should be attached to the end of the final report and sent as one file. This page does not count towards the 10-page final report maximum.
When sending your report, name your file using researcher’s last name, key word and new, continuing or final report. For example: if Jane Doe was submitting a final report for her lenticel breakdown project it would be named, DoeLenticelfinal.doc.