The revised Award Terms and Conditions will apply to all new NSF awards and funding amendments to existing NSF awards.
Note that this announcement is the latest. For reference, the most recent updates have been:
NSF has developed a short reviewer orientation video that provides helpful tips for writing high-quality reviews. External peer reviews are an important part of the decision-making process and a crucial source of feedback to Principal Investigators. NSF encourages all reviewers to watch the orientation video, “The Art and Science of Reviewing Proposals."
A revised set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding NSF’s Award Term and Condition Entitled, “Notification Requirements Regarding Sexual Harassment, Other Forms of Harassment, or Sexual Assault” has been posted to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s harassment website. These revised FAQS are dated December 4, 2018, and include 16 additional questions and responses.
The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering funded by NSF the opportunity to perform translational research and technology development, catalyze partnerships and accelerate the transition of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace for societal benefit.
Two Submission Deadlines:
The program is moving to two annual submission deadlines. The next deadlines are: January 17, 2019, and July 10, 2019
Types of PFI Proposals
PFI accepts proposals in two broad tracks:
PFI-TT (Technology Translation) up to $250,000 for 18 months
PFI-RP (Research Partnerships) up to $550,000 for 36 months