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Limited Submission Announcement

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National Science Foundation (NSF)


Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI: BIC)

Recurrent Anticipated Deadline:

November 30, -0001

External Deadline:

Letter of Intent (required): October 14, 2016 | 5:00 PM CT

Full Proposal: November 16, 2016 | 5:00 PM CT 

Web Address:


Funding Amount:

Awards may be up to a total budget of $1 million with an award duration of three years.


Institutions may only participate as a lead institution on two proposals.

The PFI: BIC program supports academe-industry partnerships, which are led by an interdisciplinary academic research team with at least one industry partner to carry out research to advance, adapt, and integrate technology(ies) into a specified, human-centered smart service system.

The PI cannot concurrently be a PI on more than one active PFI: BIC award.

Post Date: 08/23/16