U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
08/17/21 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Cooperative agreements to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, government agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for research to benefit the manufacturing sector. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. The emphasis of this NOFO is on technology roadmapping in areas of critical interest to the nation, including technology areas appropriate for potential future Manufacturing USA institutes.
The NIST Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap (MfgTech) Grant Program is seeking applications from eligible applicants to develop technology roadmaps for promising advanced manufacturing clusters. These grants will establish new or strengthen existing industry-driven consortia that address high-priority research challenges to grow advanced manufacturing in the United States. See Section I. of this NOFO for the full program description.
For the purpose of this NOFO, a “technology roadmap” is a strategic decision-making tool that identifies challenges, not solutions, and the time frame in which these challenges need to be addressed. Roadmap initiatives foster high-risk/high-reward research, enable the development of transformative tools and methodologies, and change competitors to collaborators.
The Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap (MfgTech) Grant Program seeks applications from eligible applicants to develop technology roadmaps for promising advanced manufacturing clusters. The impacts from these grants may strengthen existing industry-driven consortia that address high-priority research challenges to grow advanced manufacturing in the United States. MfgTech consortia roadmaps should:
Impacts and Outcomes can be found on page 6 of the NOFO. See Attached Files, below.
GrantWatch ID#: 197275
In Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), NIST anticipates funding individual awards up to $300,000 each
Project performance periods are up to 18 months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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