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NSF: NSF Innovation Corps Hubs Program (I-CorpsTM Hubs) NSF 22-566

This solicitation... seeks to continue to evolve the current structure...of the NSF I-Corps Program... in which NSF I-Corps Teams, Nodes, and Sites are funded through separate programs, toward a more integrated operational model capable of sustained operation at the scope and scale required to support the expansion of the NSF I-Corps Program as directed by... the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act... In this more integrated model, I-Corps Hubs, comprising a Lead and initially seven Partner institutions, form the operational backbone of the National Innovation Network ... Each Hub is funded through a single award, and the term "Hub" refers to a consortium of institutions identified in a proposal responding to this solicitation, including the Lead and Partner institutions.

USC may send only one application to this solicitation as Lead or Partner. 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 21, 2022.. 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 May 11, 2022. For more information:

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