NSF: Partnerships for Innovation PFI Research Partnerships
This solicitation offers two broad tracks for proposals:
An organization is limited to no more than one new or resubmitted Partnerships for Innovation-Research Partnerships PFI-RP proposal per deadline of this solicitation. University of Iowa applicants must refer to: https://uiowa.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1847625
However there is no limit on the number of Partnerships for Innovation-Technology Translation PFI-TT proposals an organization may submit to a deadline of this solicitation https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19506/nsf19506.htm.
The intended outcomes of both PFI-TT and PFI-RP tracks are:
a) the commercialization of new intellectual property derived from NSF-funded research outputs;
b) the creation of new or broader collaborations with industry (including increased corporate sponsored research);
c) the licensing of NSF-funded research outputs to third party corporations or to start-up companies funded by a PFI team; and
d) the training of future innovation and entrepreneurship leaders.