Wireless Innovation between Finland and the US

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Wireless Innovation between Finland and the US: The US National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Academy of Finland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on research cooperation in the area of wireless networking. This MOU provides an overarching framework to encourage collaboration between the US and Finland research communities, and sets out the principles by which jointly supported activities may be developed.

With this solicitation, NSF’s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) and the Academy of Finland continue a joint program in the area of wireless networking, known as Wireless Innovation between Finland and US (WiFiUS) that provides for an international collaboration arrangement whereby US researchers may receive funding from NSF and Finnish collaborators may receive funding from the Academy of Finland to pursue joint projects.

Specifically, this solicitation continues the previous WiFiUS effort (see <a href="http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14563/nsf14563.htm" target="_blank">NSF 14-563</a>), encouraging new and closer research collaborations, and addressing compelling research challenges on novel frameworks, architectures, protocols, theories, methodologies, and tools for the design and analysis of robust and highly dependable wireless communication systems and networks, particularly in light of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT).

This NSF solicitation parallels an equivalent Academy of Finland solicitation. Proposals submitted pursuant to this solicitation must describe joint research with Finnish counterparts who are requesting funding separately under the Academy of Finland solicitation.
Federal Grant Title: Wireless Innovation between Finland and the US
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 16-587
Type of Funding: Information not provided
CFDA Numbers: 327740, 327721
CFDA Descriptions: Computer and Information Science and Engineering
Current Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2016
Posted Date: Jul 15, 2016
Creation Date: Jul 15, 2016
Archive Date: Nov 16, 2016
Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 9
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Information not provided
Additional Information on Eligibility
*Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following:
-Universities and Colleges - Universities and two- and four-year colleges (including community colleges) accredited in, and having a campus located in, the US acting on behalf of their faculty members. Such organizations also are referred to as academic institutions.
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