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NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Limited Submission: NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Synopsis.  Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) is an NSF-wide program that supports international activities across all NSF supported disciplines. The primary goal of PIRE is to support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. PIRE seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community.

NEH Summer Stipends 2014 Competition

Are you planning on working on a humanities project next summer?  The National Endowment for the Humanities supports summer projects.  NEH Summer stipend recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, and other scholarly tools.  Projects may be at any stage of development. 

 

New Benefit Rates for FY15 Released

RIT has received approval on the new benefit rates for use on federal projects.  The recently approved rates will be effective July 1, 2014 and applicable to all federal government projects with salary dollars expended after July 1.

Here is a link to the updated Standard Proposal Information Sheet that includes the new rates: Standard Proposal Info Sheet (updated May 29, 2014)

New F&A Rate Agreement Released

RIT has received a new F&A rate agreement approved by DHHS for use on externally funded projects.  New projects effective July 1, 2014 or later will utilize the following F&A rates:

Activity Type FY15
Organized Research 46.5%
Instruction 49.9%
Other Sponsored Activity        41.4%

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Submitting to NYS agency? Pre-Qualification in the Grants Gateway System is required

In an effort to streamline the award process for New York State agencies, NYS has developed the New York State Grants Gateway System - https://grantsgateway.ny.gov/IntelliGrants_NYSGG/module/nysgg/goportal.aspx . This is a “one-stop” repository for various tax and insurance forms, certifications, and general information that businesses and colleges in NYS must update at least yearly.

Corporate Research Opportunities through NineSights

NineSights is an online community that connects innovators with resources and relationships needed to drive business value.  NineSights offers certain features that may help connect RIT researchers with corporate opportunities, including

Corporate RFPs – NineSights publishes requests for proposals on behalf of corporate clients for a broad network of solution providers.  Many of these opportunities are good fits for university researchers. 

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