From: Zemankova, Maria firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: NSF Partnerships for Innovation Program Annoucement;
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 23:10:47 -0400
The following document (nsf0082) is now available from the NSF Online Document System Title: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Type: Program Announcements & Information Subtype: Crosscutting Programs, NSF-wide It may be found at: http://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?nsf0082 DUE DATES: Notice of intent: June 1, 2000 (via email) Proposals: 5:00 PM, local time: July 6, 2000 (via Fastlane) Excerpt: Short Description/Synopsis of Program: The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program is focused on connections between new knowledge created in the discovery process to learning and innovation. Concurrently, it addresses NSF's strategic intention to broaden participation of people and institutions in NSF activities. The goals of the Program are to: catalyze Partnerships for Innovation that will enable the transformation of knowledge created by the national research and education enterprise into innovations that create new wealth, build strong local, regional and national economies and improve the national well-being; broaden the participation of all types of academic institutions and all citizens in NSF activities to more fully meet the broad workforce needs of the national innovation enterprise; and create enabling infrastructure necessary to foster and sustain innovation in the long-term. To develop a set of ideas for pursuing these goals, this competition will support 15-25 promising partnerships among academe, government and the private sector; partnerships that will explore new approaches to support and sustain innovation. INQUIRIES: Cognizant Program Officer: John C. Hurt, Program Director, telephone: (703) 306-1625 extension 6811, e- mail:email@example.com. He will refer topic-specific matters to the appropriate member of the NSF- wide working group for the program.
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