Limited Submission Opportunities

Limited Submission Opportunities

If you intend to submit a proposal for any of these opportunities, please email limitedsubs@psu.edu by the PSU Notice of Intent date.

Please include opportunity name in the subject line, and your name, department, college, and the proposed title of your project in the email. For the NSF-NCN opportunity, include the node. For all NIH opportunities, Notices of Intent MUST directly address the eligibility criteria described in the solicitation.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC)

NSF 16-591

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description (PFI:BIC) supports academe-industry partnerships, which are led by an interdisciplinary academic research team collaborating with at least one industry partner to carry out research to advance, adapt, and integrate technology(ies) into a specified, human-centered smart service system. The selected service system should function as a technology test bed.

One primary partner (either a for-profit or a not-for profit industrial partner aka a corporate or a business partner) that has commercial revenues is required.
Amount Upper $800,000
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/7/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor LOI Deadline: 10/14/16
Sponsor Deadline:11/16/16
Limit 2

Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) Supporting the Next Phase of NCN Nodes Programs

NSF 16-593

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description This solicitation will support one node in each of three content areas:
  • Engineered nanoBIO - Create integrated computational tools that support new understanding and simulation of biological phenomena from the nanoscale across length scales for the design of devices and systems;
  • Hierarchical nanoMFG - Computation and simulation software to address the challenges of hierarchical nanomanufacturing processes from nanoscale components to devices and systems, and their scale up; and
  • Nano-Engineered Electronic Device and Module Application Node (NEEDMA) - Develop computation and simulation tools that can be employed for turning nanoscale science and engineering into applications through the discovery and development of nanoelectronic-based devices and modules with impact on circuit and systems responding to grand challenges.
Amount Upper $800,000 per year, up to 5 years
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/9/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor LOI Deadline: 11/03/16
Sponsor Deadline: 12/02/16
Limit 3 (1 in each node)

Other Federal Agencies

China Programs: Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI)

DRLA-DRLAQM-17-005

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support the policy objective to foster respect for human rights in China.
Amount Upper $1,500,000 - Lower $500,000
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/2/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: 9/23/16
Limit 2

Family Leadership in Language and Learning (FL3)

HRSA-17-061

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description The purpose of this program is to support the development of statewide newborn and infant hearing screening, evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention programs and systems by promoting the inclusion of families, parents, and caregivers of deaf or hard of hearing infants/children identified through the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program as leaders in the statewide Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) system.
Amount Up to $500,000 per year
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/7/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: 10/14/16
Limit 1

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program

HRSA-17-059

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description The purpose of this program is to develop statewide comprehensive and coordinated programs and systems of care targeted towards ensuring that newborns and infants are receiving appropriate and timely services including screening, evaluation, diagnosis, and early intervention.
Amount Up to $250,000 per year
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/7/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: 10/14/16
Limit 1

Department of Labor Research and Evaluation Grants

FOA-CEO-16-01

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description
Research Areas
Suggested topic areas for an LRE grant that are of priority interest to DOL include but are not limited to:
  • Employee Benefits Security,
  • Miners’ Safety and Health,
  • Wage and Hour and Labor Standards,
  • Worker and Workplace Safety and Health,
  • Workers’ Compensation,
  • Labor/Management Relations,
  • International Topics in Worker Protection including child and forced labor issues,
  • Improving Equal Employment Opportunities for Targeted Populations,
  • Innovative approaches to evaluating the impact of DOL worker protection programs and policies using existing administrative or other data, and
  • Low-cost randomized controlled trials or natural experiments to evaluate the impact of DOL programs.
Amount Upper $250,000- Lower $100,000 over 1 to 2 years
Deadlines Declare Intent to PSU by: 9/2/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: 10/3/16, 4PM EST
Limit 1

National Institutes of Health (NIH)*

*NIH Notices of Intent MUST directly address the eligibility criteria described in the solicitation

NIDDK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium (IBDGC) Genetic Research Centers (GRCs) (U01)

RFA-DK-16-029

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description The purpose of this FOA is to renew the IBDGC to identify risk-conferring and protective variants of causal genes for IBD, and to elucidate the mechanisms by which these variants influence the pathophysiology of IBD.
Amount Upper $293,000 per year
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/12/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor LOI Deadline: 11/14/15
Sponsor Proposal Deadline: 12/14/16
Limit 1

Kidney Precision Medicine Project- Central Hub (U2C)

RFA-DK-16-028

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description The central hub (CH) will collaborate with the Kidney Precision Medicine Project (KPMP) Recruitment Sites and Tissue Interrogation Sites to obtain and evaluate kidney biopsies from participants with acute kidney injury or chronic kidney disease, create a kidney tissue atlas, define disease subgroups, and identify cells, pathways and targets for novel therapies.
Amount Upper $1,700,000
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/12/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor LOI Deadline: 11/6/15
Sponsor Deadline: 12/6/16
Limit 1

BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development: Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25)

RFA-ES-16-011

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description This opportunity will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on: Curriculum and Methods Development: The development of coursework in Big Data Science for the training of predoctoral level students in the biomedical sciences; the integration of data science into biomedical curricula to improve biomedical, behavioral or clinical science education; working in tandem with other awardees to formulate core competencies; and sharing the instructional material and educational tools developed with others who wish to include this instruction in their curriculum. Curricular materials are expected to reflect the FAIR principles.
Amount Upper $100,000
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/12/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: 12/7/16
Limit 1

Centers for HIV/AIDS-Related Structural Biology (P50)

RFA-GM-17-003

Opportunity Information
Category Information
Description The National Institute of General Medical Sciences invites applications for Centers that will support the structural determination and functional characterization of macromolecular complexes among and between components of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the components of host cells.
Amount Upper $3,200,000
Deadlines Notice of Intent to PSU by: 9/12/16
PSU Downselect: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: 12/9/16
Limit 1