LIMITATIONS ON SUBMISSIONS: 1 per organization
An organization may submit no more than one Letter of Intent to this solicitation as lead organization. An organization may submit up to one full proposal that corresponds to a Letter of Intent submitted to this solicitation. A full proposal that does not correspond to a Letter of Intent submitted to the program will be returned without review.
Research Office Notice of Intent Deadline: August 11, 2024, 3 pm. THIS COMPETITION WILL HAVE EXPEDITED REVIEW DUE TO THE SHORT TURN-AROUND TIME BEFORE THE NSF LOI.
Letter of Intent (required, limited submission): August 25, 2023, Full Proposal: December 8, 2023
The general guidance for the preparation of the notice of intent to the Research Office:
COVER SHEET (1 page) -please use an 11 point or higher font with one-inch margins.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION (3 page maximum) - please use an 11 point or higher font with one-inch margins.
Problem statement: Clear and concise statement of
How will the proposed Center contribute new knowledge or methods toward predictive intelligence for pandemic prevention?
How will does the proposed Center leverage the use-inspired research context to provide insights to critical problems relating to predictive intelligence for pandemic prevention that accelerate translation of research results to practice?
Strategic impact: What is the potential for the Center to make a lasting strategic impact beyond its research outcomes? Specifically:
How will the proposed Center actively nurture and grow the next generation of talent?
To what extent is the proposed Center comprised of a multidisciplinary group of scientists, engineers, practitioners and/or educators appropriate to the project?
How will the proposed Center leverage multiple organizations to create significant new research capabilities in new Centers of pandemic preparedness and leadership and create a network for broadening participation from groups underrepresented in STEM to encourage participation of the full spectrum of diverse talent that society has to offer and diverse institutions?
How well does the proposal exhibit plans to operate as a nexus point for collaborative efforts for research across a multitude of science and engineering fields, and engages externally to add to a diverse Center that is more than just the sum of the parts?
Abbreviated CV or biographical sketch of the principal investigator – separate page
Optional - Suggest one or two names to serve on the internal review committee.
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