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NIST's TIP Convening Three More Proposers' Conferences

April 08, 2009

With a $25 million funding opportunity currently on the streets for manufacturing and infrastructure research projects, the Technology Innovation Program (TIP) has added three more locations and dates for proposers' conferences next week. The free public meetings will provide general information regarding TIP, guidance on preparing proposals, and the opportunity for questions and answers. NIST/TIP staff will answer questions about the TIP eligibility and cost-sharing requirements, evaluation and award criteria, selection process, and the general characteristics of a competitive TIP proposal at the Proposers' Conferences and by phone and email.

Monday, April 13, 2009
Boston Massachusetts
1PM - 5PM Eastern Time
Marriott Boston Cambridge

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Detroit Michigan
1PM - 5PM Eastern Time
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Friday, April 17, 2009
San Jose California
9AM - 1PM Pacific Time
San Jose Marriott

Pre-registration is not required to attend any of the three meetings. The points of contact at TIP for information are: Margaret Phillips, 301-975-4350 or Donna Paul, 301-975-2162.

Attendance at TIP Proposers' Conferences is not mandatory to submit a proposal for the current competition. Presentation materials for the Proposers' Conferences will be available on the 2009 Competition Information page later today: http://www.nist.gov/tip/comp_09/comp09_home.html.