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Innovation Corps Teams Program  (I-Corps Teams)  NSF Wide Programs

CONTACTS

Name Email Phone Room
Rathindra  DasGupta rdasgupt@nsf.gov 703 292-8353   
Anita  J. La Salle alasalle@nsf.gov 703 292-5006   

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  12-602

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Window:  April 1, 2014 - June 16, 2014

April 1 - June 15, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Window:  July 1, 2014 - September 15, 2014

July 1 - September 15, Annually Thereafter

SYNOPSIS

The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that builds upon fundamental research to guide the output of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products and processes that benefit society.

In order to jumpstart a national innovation ecosystem, NSF has established the NSF Innovation Corps Teams Program (NSF I-Corps Teams). The NSF I-Corps Teams purpose is to identify NSF-funded researchers who will receive additional support - in the form of mentoring and funding - to accelerate innovation that can attract subsequent third-party funding.  

The purpose of the NSF I-Corps Teams grant is to give the project team access to resources to help determine the readiness to transition technology developed by previously-funded or currently-funded NSF projects.  The outcomes of I-Corps Teams projects will be threefold: 1) a clear go or no go decision regarding viability of products and services, 2) should the decision be to move the effort forward, a transition plan for those projects to move forward, and 3) a technology demonstration for potential partners. 

WEBINAR:  A webinar will be held on the first Tuesday of every month to answer questions about this program.   Details will be posted on the I-Corps website (see http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/i-corps/program.jsp) as they become available.

 

THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF

Additional Funding Opportunities for the DBI Community

Additional Funding Opportunities for the DEB Community

Additional Funding Opportunities for the IOS Community

Additional Funding Opportunities for the MCB Community


What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program

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