University Research and Entrepreneurial Skills Program

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University Research and Entrepreneurial Skills Program: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia announces an open competition of an one to- two-year project “University Research and Entrepreneurial Skills Program” to improve the capabilities of Georgian scholars and students in commercialization of university research and marketing ideas. This project is meant to extend current research into the development process; foster entrepreneurial and innovative pursuits among Georgian professors, scholars, undergraduate, and graduate students; provide training in marketing, finance, revenue-raising, and small-business market-oriented sustainability; develop a ecosystem of knowledge transfer among Georgian universities that encourages entrepreneurial pursuits through the commercialization of research and ideas; and provide the framework for a sustainable entrepreneurial skills program consisting of a Georgian and American university consortium with possible in-kind contribution(s) from private sector entities and/or non-governmental organizations.
Federal Grant Title: University Research and Entrepreneurial Skills Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Georgia (DOS-GEO)
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-GEO-17-GR-002-GEO-022817
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 19th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: April 19th, 2017
Posted Date: February 28th, 2017
Creation Date: February 28th, 2017
Archive Date: May 7th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 18th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is limited to U.S. non-profit/non-governmental organizations subject to 501 (c) (3) of the tax code, U.S. universities, and Georgian universities, educational institutes, and non-profit/non-governmental organizations.
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