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NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Jul 22nd, 2014 -- dmbsrs

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.

This PIRE competition will be open to all areas of science and engineering research which are supported by the NSF.  The full program solicitation is available at NSF 14-587.

Webcast.  NSF has a PIRE webcast briefing scheduled for July 29, 2014 from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. Registration is available here.

Proposals.  Submission of preliminary proposals is required.  Full proposals are by invitation only. RIT may submit only one preliminary proposal as a lead organization.  There is no limit on the number of proposals RIT may participate in as a partner organization.

Internal proposals are limited to two pages and should address the address the elements described in section V. A. 4 of the solicitation, including the Administrative Summary, the Research Summary and the Education Summary.

Internal proposals should be sent to by 5 p.m. on August 29, 2014.  Preliminary proposals are due to NSF on October 21, 2014.  Full proposals are by invitation and are due on May 15, 2015.