This week’s funding opportunity notices
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) (nsf14587)
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.
International partnerships are essential to addressing critical science and engineering problems. In the global context, U.S. researchers and educators must be able to operate effectively in teams with partners from different national environments and cultural backgrounds. PIRE promotes excellence in science and engineering through international collaboration and facilitates development of a diverse, globally-engaged, U.S. science and engineering workforce.
Visual Indication of Surface Impact Points | NineSights
NineSigma, representing a Global Manufacturer, invites proposals for materials, coatings, chemicals or additives that will clearly identify where a surface has been in contact with or otherwise disrupted by external sources.
Adhesive Label that Activates Prior to or Durin… | NineSights
NineSigma, representing a global manufacturer, invites proposals for technology to create a latent permanent adhesive label that activates just prior to, or during, application to a surface.
Clean, Functional Plant Protein Chemistry | NineSights
NineSigma, representing a Fortune 500 Packaged Foods Company, seeks proposals for plant proteins and protein combinations that deliver on nutrition, clean taste, and functionality for beverage and baked snacks applications. The goal is to use plant proteins in new applications. The sponsor seeks to understand the protein chemistry and the contributing factors to negative sensory attributes (e.g., off flavors, bad aftertaste, texture) with the aim to improve overall product acceptability.
Removal of Organic Waxy Compounds from Plant Su… | NineSights
NineSigma, representing a global consumer products multi-national invites proposals for chemical, biological or mechanical solutions to remove the waxy organic layers from plant materials.
Reducing Campylobacter Load in Broiler Chickens | NineSights
NineSigma, representing a major Global Veterinary Company, invites proposals for methods to significantly reduce Campylobacter gut load in broiler chickens.
Purifying Unstable Proteins | NineSights
NineSigma, representing a Global Biotechnology Company, invites proposals for technologies to purify monoclonal antibodies or other proteins whose instability results in significant losses when using Protein A affinity chromatography.
Methods to Maximize Mammalian DNA Digestion | NineSights
NineSigma, representing a Global Biotechnology Company, invites proposals for technologies to reduce residual host Vero cell DNA for preparation of recombinant live enveloped virus vaccines.
AACU | 2015 Annual Meeting | Cross Award
The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education; who demonstrate a commitment to developing academic and civic responsibility in themselves and others; and whose work reflects a strong emphasis on teaching and learning.
DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program Homepage | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)
The goal of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at DOE laboratories. The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories.
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