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NSF - Partnerships for Innovation Program

November 2, 2018
A new solicitation has been released by the Partnerships for Innovation Program at NSF that may be of interest to you:

Solicitation NSF  19-506.

The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering funded by NSF the opportunity to perform translational research and technology development, catalyze partnerships and accelerate the transition of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace for societal benefit.
Two Submission Deadlines:
The program is moving to two annual submission deadlines. The next deadlines are: January 17, 2019, and July 10, 2019 
Types of PFI Proposals
PFI accepts proposals in two broad tracks:
  • PFI-TT (Technology Translation) up to $250,000 for 18 months
  • PFI-RP (Research Partnerships) up to $550,000 for 36 months
How to Design a PFI Project
Are you interested in Applying for Funding? You can visit the new PFI website to learn if your team and technology is Eligible to apply, and for some tips on How to Design a PFI Project.
We have organized a Q&A Webinar to assist academic innovators and their partners with proposal preparation. The final webinar is THIS WEEK. To register for a webinar, please visit the PFI Resources webpage or follow the links below:

December 13, 2018 - Registration Link
Q&A webinars for PFI Applicants 4
2:00 - 3:30 PM