Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)
Eligible Geographic Areas All
Information about the funding opportunity Enables U.S. institutions to establish collaborative relationships with international groups or institutions in order to engender new knowledge and discoveries and to promote the development of a globally-engaged, U.S. scientific and engineering workforce.
Description, Remarks/Restrictions NSF rarely provides support to foreign organizations. NSF will consider proposals for cooperative projects involving US and foreign organizations, provided support is requested only for the US portion of the collaborative effort.
How to apply Submission of Preliminary Proposals is required. Applicants are encouraged to describe how the partnership will contribute to creating a hub of international collaboration that will bring demonstrable benefits to the U.S. research community. For further information follow link to application guidelines.
Eligible research topics Any science and engineering area supported by the NSF.
Who can apply Only Ph.D.-granting organizations in the United States may submit preliminary proposals or full proposals. Principal investigators (PIs) I must be affiliated with the lead institution; they don’t have to be US citizens. International collaborators should be designated as senior personnel.
Contact Address Edward O. Murdy
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