Innovation Corps AND Innovation Corps – Regional Node Program (I-CORPS NODE) NFS 11-560
NSF Innovation Corps Program (I-Corps) – original announcement
DUE: Submission windows: 01 July 2012 – 15 September 2012, and annually thereafter
AWARD: One or up to 25 standard grants in FY11. Duration of each award is 6 months. 100 grants in FY12; duration of each award is 6 months. $50k to $1.25M in FY11, $5M in FY12. Award sizes will not exceed $50,000.
SCOPE: The NSF I-Corps’ 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 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 outcome of the I-Corps projects will be threefold:
1) a clear go/no go decision regarding viability of products and services,
2) should the decision be to move the effort forward, a transition plan to do so, and
3) a technology demonstration for potential partners.
WEBINAR: A webinar will be held on the first Tuesday of every month, beginning in August 2011 to answer questions about this program. Details will be posted on the I-Corps website as they become available.
– Errol Arkilic, 703-292-8095, email: [email protected]
– Rathindra DasGupta, 703-292-8353, email: [email protected]
– Richard Voyles, 703-292-4541, email: [email protected]
Please see URL for more details: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2011/nsf11560/nsf11560.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click
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