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NSF: Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) NSF 19-526

This solicitation focuses on the convergence of materials research with biological sciences for developing new materials.

USC may send no more than one (1) proposal as lead institution in response to this solicitation. Potential PIs are advised to contact their Sponsored Projects Officer regarding processes used to select proposals for submission. Institutions that were awarded a MIP in the 2015 competition as the lead institution are not eligible to submit a MIP proposal as a lead institution in the 2019 competition.

Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by March 20, 2019.. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

NSF indicates that a Letter of Intent is NOT REQUIRED and a full proposal is due by April 26, 2019. For more information:

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