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The Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) program

Feb, 02, 2018
The Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) program

PionerSciTech is looking for partners to collaborate on National Science Foundation The Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) program, Please contact us if you would like to partner with us on IURC. 


Solicitation 17-516

Important Information for Proposers

ATTENTION: Proposers using the Collaborators and Other Affiliations template for more than 10 senior project personnel will encounter proposal print preview issues. Please see the Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information website for updated guidance.

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 18-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 29, 2018. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 18-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


Full Proposal Target Date

June 20, 2018

Third Wednesday in June, Annually Thereafter

December 19, 2018

Third Wednesday in December, Annually Thereafter

Preliminary Proposal Deadline Date

April 18, 2018

Third Wednesday in April, Annually Thereafter

October 17, 2018

Third Wednesday in October, Annually Thereafter


The Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) program develops long-term partnerships among industry, academe, and government. The Centers are catalyzed by an investment from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and are primarily supported by industry Center members, with NSF taking a supporting role in the development and evolution of the Center. Each Center is established to conduct research that is of interest to both the industry members and the Center faculty. An IUCRC contributes to the nation's research infrastructure base and enhances the intellectual capacity of the engineering and science workforce through the integration of research and education. As appropriate, an IUCRC uses international collaborations to advance these goals within the global context. Program website.