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.
RIT Researcher News
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council (FLREDC) has announcedRound 6 of the New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA). This round includes funding programs from several NY State agencies for programs addressing economic development. Some of these programs are open to universities.
Important resources for prospective applicants:
The 2016 Samsung Global Research Outreach (GRO) Program is now open. GRO is Samsung’s academic research collaboration platform seeking to partner with leading university professors and researchers. Selected proposals will receive financial support up to $100,000 USD per year. Contracts may be renewed up to three years, based on research outcomes and necessity for further research as determined by Samsung. Application Instructions:
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council (FLREDC) is preparing to receive proposals for the Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI). The URI is a collaborative regional effort to transcend significant regional challenges and extend economic opportunity to all region’s residents. URI projects are expected to have significant private investment.
NSF has made changes to its requirements for proposals due on or after January 25, 2016. Those changes that will impact RIT PIs include:
NIH has issued a final Genomic Data Sharing Policy (NOT-OD-14-124) that promotes sharing, for research purposes, of large-scale human and non-human genomic data generated from NIH-funded research. Accessing these data place certain responsibilities on the investigator and the institution.