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$10M Available to Support Academe-Industry Partnerships on Smart Systems

August 25, 2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is entertaining proposals to support “academe-industry partnerships, which are led by an interdisciplinary academic research team collaborating with at least one industry partner in order to carry out research to advance, adapt, and integrate technology(ies) into a specified, human-centered smart service system.” Through the Building Innovation Capacity (BIC) element of the Partnerships for Innovation program, NSF intends to make up to $10 million in grants to support research partnerships working on projects that operate in the post-fundamental or translational stage of development with a “clear path to commercialization.” For this program, NSF requires letters of intent by December 2. Read the opportunity..

Learn more about effective Collaboration 

During SSTI’s 2016 Annual Conference, we will dedicate time to explore interorganizational collaboration and bring practitioners together in a panel to share their experiences and knowledge fostering research collaborations across disciplines and/or organizations. See the full agenda at: http://2016.ssticonference.org/

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