EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:

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EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:: The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. Currently, a jurisdiction is eligible to participate in the NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Grant Program (RII) if their most recent 3-year level of NSF research support is equal to or less than 0.75% of the total NSF Research and Related Activities (R&RA) budget. (see RIIeligibility). Through this program, NSF facilitates the establishment of partnerships among government, higher education, and industry that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction's research infrastructure, Research and Development (R&D) capacity, and hence, its R&D competitiveness. Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1 (RII Track-1) awards provide up to $20 million total over five years to support research-driven improvements to jurisdictions' physical and cyber infrastructure and human capital development in topical areas selected by the jurisdiction's EPSCoR steering committee as having the best potential to improve future R&D competitiveness. The project's research activities must align with the specific research priorities identified in the submitting jurisdiction's approved Science and Technology (S&T) Plan. Refer to Sections II and V.A.4.1 below for more information on alignment of the research activities of the project with the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) research priorities of the S&T Plan.
Federal Grant Title: EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 19-580
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 47.041, 47.049, 47.050, 47.070, 47.074, 47.075, 47.076, 47.079, 47.083
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 30th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: July 30th, 2019
Posted Date: April 26th, 2019
Creation Date: April 26th, 2019
Archive Date: August 29th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $24,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: April 26th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
*Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: - Only jurisdictions that meet theEPSCoR<a title="EPSCoR RII eligibility tables" href="https://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/programs/epscor/Eligibility_Tables/FY-2019-Eligibility.pdf" target="_blank">eligibility</a>criteria may submit proposals to the Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1 (RII Track-1) competition. In addition, only eligible EPSCoR jurisdictions with current RII Track-1 awards that expire before October 1, 2020 and those without current RII Track-1 awards may compete in the FY 2020 RII Track-1 competition. The jurisdiction's EPSCoR steering committee must designate a fiscal agent/proposing organization as the responsible recipient for the RII Track-1 award. This must be the employing organization of the Project Director. The jurisdiction must have in place an official, approvedScience and Technology (S&amp;T) Plan to submit an RII Track-1 proposal. Additional requirements exist for jurisdictions that have become eligible for EPSCoR support after one or more years of ineligibility. *Who May Serve as PI: <p align="left">The Project Director and Principal Investigators of proposed EPSCoR projects must be affiliated with research universities, agencies, or organizations within the submitting EPSCoR-eligible jurisdiction. In addition, the Project Director must be the lead Principal Investigator and be employed by the fiscal agent/proposing organization.
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