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01/09/2020
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Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) NSF 19-506

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.

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.

NSF Lineage Requirement: All proposals submitted to the PFI program must meet a lineage requirement under of of the following two paths: (1) NSF-supported research results, or (2) NSF-supported customer discovery results through the NSF I-Corps Teams Program.
Sponsor
National Science Foundation
Limit
PFI-RP Track: UNLV is limited to ONE proposal.
PFI-TT Track: No limit.
Deadlines
OSP Required Notice of Intent Due: 01/27/2020 12:00pm
Submit NOI via the Limited Submission Portal
No late submissions will be considered. Information needed: Lead and Co-PI information, project title, one pg abstract and three potential internal reviewer names.

Sponsor Proposal Deadline: 07/08/2020
Highlights
CFDA #'s: 47.041; 47.049; 47.050; 47.070; 47.074; 47.075; 47.076; 47.079; 47.083
Award Amount : PFI-TT: Up to $250,000 for 18-24 months per award and PFI-RP up to $550,000 for 36 months

Proposals must include at least one letter of support from potential commercialization partners.

Reporting requirements has been updated to underscore PFIs goal to accelerate the development and transfer of technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace.
Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-ES-18-001

The Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award is intended to identify the most talented Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) who intend to make a long-term commitment to research in the Environmental Health Sciences and assist them in launching an innovative research program focused on the understanding of environmental exposure effects on people’s health.  
Sponsor
National Institutes of Health
Limit
UNLV is limited to ONE application per school or college within the university.
Deadlines
OSP Required Notice of Intent Due: 01/21/2020 12:00pm
Submit NOI via the Limited Submission Portal
No late submissions will be considered. Information needed: Lead and Co-PI information, project title, one pg abstract and three potential internal reviewer names.

Sponsor Letter of Intent Due: 30 days prior to application due date
Sponsor Application Due: 02/28/2020
Highlights
CFDA #: 93.113
Award Amount : ~$250,000
Project Period : Maximum is 5 years.
Questions? Contact Althea Sheets, Awards Manager, althea.sheets@unlv.edu, 702-895-1880.