Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships

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Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships: The Science and Technology Centers (STC): Integrative Partnerships program supports innovative, potentially transformative, complex research and education projects that require large-scale, long-term awards. STCs conduct world-class research through partnerships among academic institutions, national laboratories, industrial organizations, and/or other public/private entities, and via international collaborations, as appropriate. They provide a means to undertake significant investigations at the interfaces of disciplines and/or fresh approaches within disciplines. STCs may involve any area of science and engineering that NSF supports. STC investments support the NSF vision of creating and exploiting new concepts in science and engineering and providing global leadership in research and education.Centers provide a rich environment for encouraging future scientists, engineers, and educators to take risks in pursuing discoveries and new knowledge. STCs foster excellence in education by integrating education and research, and by creating bonds between learning and inquiry so that discovery and creativity fully support the learning process.NSF expects STCs to demonstrate leadership in the involvement of groups traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering at all levels (faculty, students, and postdoctoral researchers) within the Center. Centers use either proven or innovative mechanisms to address issues such as recruitment, retention and mentorship of participants from underrepresented groups. Centers must undertake activities that facilitate knowledge transfer, i.e., the exchange of scientific and technical information with the objective of disseminating and utilizing knowledge broadly in multiple sectors. Examples of knowledge transfer include technology transfer with the intention of supporting innovation, providing key information to public policy makers, or dissemination of knowledge from one field of science to another.
Federal Grant Title: Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 14-600
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 47.041, 47.049, 47.050, 47.070, 47.074, 47.075, 47.076, 47.079, 47.081
CFDA Descriptions: Engineering Grants; Mathematical and Physical Sciences; Geosciences; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Biological Sciences; Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; Education and Human Resources; Office of International and Integrative Activities; Office of Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
Current Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2015 Preliminary Proposal Due Date: Dece
Original Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2015 Preliminary Proposal Due Date: Decem
Posted Date: Aug 13, 2014
Creation Date: Aug 13, 2014
Archive Date: Jul 16, 2015
Total Program Funding: $20,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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:
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Preliminary proposals and invited full proposals may only be submitted by domestic (United States) academic institutions that are located in the United States, its territories or possessions, and have doctoral degree-granting research and education programs in any area of research supported by NSF. The lead institution is expected to develop partnerships or arrangements with other universities, colleges, or other institutions, such as national laboratories, research museums, private sector research laboratories, state and local government laboratories, and international organizations as appropriate toenable the Center to attain its strategic goals.
*Who May Serve as PI:
The PI must be a faculty member at an academic institution.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
NSF Publication 14-600
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