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NSF invests in a pilot to catalyze partnerships between industry and researchers at emerging research institutions
May 22, 2024

NSF partners with Micron and GlobalFoundries to invest in semiconductor workforce development at minority-serving institutions
May 21, 2024

NSF launches trainee track to help prepare graduate students to enter STEM careers
May 9, 2024

NSF and industry partners announce sustainable polymer research funding opportunity
May 2, 2024


NSF seeks to stimulate research in areas that support the effective provision of insurance against terrorism and catastrophic cyber risks
April 25, 2024

NSF Convergence Accelerator expansion engages the Midwest as the first region
April 23, 2024

NSF expands the NSF Convergence Accelerator to 10 regions nationwide
April 17, 2024

New funding opportunity seeks to invest in additional NSF Regional Innovation Engines
April 16, 2024



TIP celebrates its second anniversary, showcasing the impact of this last year
March 19, 2024

New $40M funding opportunity seeks to accelerate the adoption of cell-free systems for biochemical applications
March 4, 2024


NSF names 9 winners of VITAL Prize Challenge
February 29, 2024

New $40M funding opportunity accelerates the translation of novel approaches to protein design to bolster the U.S bioeconomy
February 26, 2024

New $12M funding opportunity seeks to break the low-latency barrier for next generation of wireless network applications
February 21, 2024

NSF invests $9.8M to advance equitable water solutions
February 15, 2024

NSF spurs technology development of biological and chemical sensing applications
February 13, 2024

NSF invests nearly $10M to develop transformative bio-inspired solutions
February 8, 2024

NSF leads a $35M federal investment in future agricultural technologies and solutions
February 6, 2024


NSF funding opportunity expands I-Corps Hubs program
January 31, 2024

NSF establishes 10 inaugural Regional Innovation Engines across the country
January 29, 2024

NSF names two new Innovation Engines in North Carolina, announces $30 Million in new investments to region
January 26, 2024

Statement from the U.S. National Science Foundation on a recent report by the National Academy of Public Administration, "Assessing the Conditions for the Successful Establishment of the NSF's Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships"
January 16, 2024

NSF and philanthropic partners announce $16 million in funding to prioritize ethical and social considerations in emerging technologies
January 9, 2024

Happy New Year from TIP!
January 8, 2024

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NSF announces first-ever Accelerating Research Translation awards to empower academic institutions to speed and scale translational research 
December 14, 2023

NSF advances technologies to improve quality of life for persons with disabilities 
December 7, 2023


NSF announces 18 teams advancing to final round of the VITAL Prize Challenge 
November 28, 2023


NSF launches pilot to assess the impact of strategic investments on regional jobs 
October 26, 2023

NSF invests over $26 million in open-source projects 
October 25, 2023

New report identifies pathways to strengthen U.S. competitiveness in key technology areas 
October 24, 2023

NSF Statement on the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Regional Technology and Innovation Hub designees 
October 23, 2023

Find NSF opportunities at '2023 AISES National Conference' in Spokane, Wash. 
October 12, 2023

NSF Convergence Accelerator Shares 2022 Cohort Project Videos 
October 6, 2023


NSF launches pilot program to enhance the potential for success of startups 
September 29, 2023

NSF announces award for its Regional Innovation Engines Builder Platform 
September 29, 2023

NSF invests $19.6M in emerging research institutions to grow their capacity to participate in regional innovation ecosystems and announces next funding opportunity 
September 28, 2023

NSF partners with the Institute for Progress to test new mechanisms for funding research and innovation 
September 28, 2023

NSF invests $18.8M in inaugural cohort of projects enabling experiential learning in key technologies 
September 27, 2023

NSF invests $26.7 million in building the first-ever prototype open knowledge network 
September 26, 2023

NSF supports the Council of Graduate Schools in efforts to broaden participation in the nation’s technology workforce 
September 22, 2023

NSF invests $25M to advance technologies and communications to operate securely through 5G networks 
September 21, 2023

NSF launches pilot program to identify barriers and tools for historically underrepresented communities in the innovation ecosystem 
September 15, 2023

NSF and partners invest $45 million in the future of semiconductors 
September 14, 2023

New NSF effort expands I-Corps™ Teams training program 
September 13, 2023


A message from TIP Leadership on the first anniversary of the CHIPS and Science Act 
August 9, 2023

NSF Regional Innovation Engines program selects 16 teams for the final round of competition 
August 2, 2023


NSF, EDA announce official coordination on regional innovation programs 
July 26, 2023

NSF announces evaluation contract for its Regional Innovation Engines Program 
July 18, 2023

NSF announces 54 teams picked for the VITAL Prize Challenge Semi-Final Round 
July 13, 2023


NSF launches new $30 million program to assess outcomes of R&D spending 
June 22, 2023

NSF I-Corps trains an entrepreneurial workforce, enables economic impact nationwide 
June 22, 2023

NSF selects 34 semifinalists for the inaugural NSF Regional Innovation Engines competition 
June 14, 2023


New Funding Opportunity: NSF Convergence Accelerator Phase 1 and 2 for 2023 Cohort 
May 16, 2023

NSF invests more than $43 million in NSF Regional Innovation Engines Development Awards 
May 11, 2023

NSF seeks input on novel approaches to emerging technology career pathways 
May 8, 2023

NSF partners with Sweden to advance research and innovation 
May 5, 2023

NSF seeks input to develop an investment roadmap for its new Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships 
May 1, 2023


NSF hosts first-ever Industry Partnership Summit 
April 27, 2023

NSF launches new $9.5 million opportunity to support NSF Engines 
April 25, 2023

NSF seeks input to inform the next generation of advanced networking systems 
April 19, 2023

NSF announces 100 teams advancing to the VITAL Prize Challenge Discovery Round 
April 18, 2023

NSF statement on the National Objectives for Digital Assets Research and Development 
April 3, 2023


At Summit for Democracy, the United States and the United Kingdom Announce Winners of Challenge to Drive Innovation in Privacy-enhancing Technologies That Reinforce Democratic Values 
March 31, 2023

NSF and 5 other U.S. agencies launch program to build an integrated data and knowledge infrastructure 
March 23, 2023

Celebrating one year of TIP 
March 16, 2023

New Funding Opportunity: Bioinspired Design Collaborations to Accelerate the Discovery-Translation Process (BioDesign) 
March 10, 2023

NSF’s Convergence Accelerator Releases Upcoming Topics for the Program’s 2023 Solicitation 
March 3, 2023


New $60 million NSF program aims to increase the speed and scale of research solutions 
February 9, 2023

NSF announces solicitation for open-source ecosystems 
February 2, 2023


NSF announces nearly $50 million partnership with Ericsson, IBM, Intel, and Samsung to support the future of semiconductor design and manufacturing 
January 26, 2023

NSF nearly doubles award sizes in PFI solicitation 
January 18, 2023

NSF launches prize challenge to develop innovative learning technologies for K-12 students 
January 12, 2023

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NSF advances sustainable materials solutions and capabilities 
December 19, 2022

NSF spurs use-inspired research and technology development to address food and nutrition security challenges 
December 13, 2022

NSF seeks ideas, interest and feedback on a new community and partnership platform for future NSF Regional Innovation Engines 
December 12, 2022

NSF accelerates use-inspired solutions for persons with disabilities 
December 9, 2022

New $20 million program promotes capacity building to broaden participation in regional innovation ecosystems 
December 8, 2022

NSF’s Convergence Accelerator is funding a use-inspired training opportunity to tackle climate challenges with AI 
December 5, 2022


Winners Announced in First Phase of U.S.-UK Privacy-Enhancing Technologies Prize Challenges 
November 10, 2022


NSF announces $10 million partnership with Micron to support semiconductor design and manufacturing workforce development 
October 28, 2022

New NSF workforce development program opens new doors in emerging technology fields 
October 19, 2022


NSF invests nearly $8 million in inaugural cohort of open-source projects 
  September 29, 2022

NSF’s Convergence Accelerator releases 2022 Portfolio Guide 
  September 28, 2022

NSF’s Convergence Accelerator invests $30 million to further develop prototypes for practical application to improve the ocean ecosystem 
  September 21, 2022

NSF statement on White House Framework for Responsible Development of Digital Assets 
  September 20, 2022

NSF launches entrepreneurial fellowship for engineers and scientists 
  September 19, 2022

NSF releases Open Knowledge Network Roadmap report 
  September 15, 2022

NSF announces $10 million partnership with Intel Corporation to train and build a skilled semiconductor manufacturing workforce 
  September 8, 2022

NSF expands the National Innovation Network with 5 new I-Corps Hubs 
  September 8, 2022

NSF’s Convergence Accelerator, DOD partner on a $12 million investment to advance 5G technologies and communications for U.S. military, government and critical infrastructure operators 
  September 7, 2022


NSF Engines Proposers’ Day Recap 
August 12, 2022


Explore data and collaborate with proposers for NSF Regional Innovation Engines across the U.S. 
July 28, 2022

NSF Engines Announces Type-2 Award Deadlines 
July 25, 2022

U.S. and U.K. Launch Innovation Prize Challenges in Privacy-Enhancing Technologies to Tackle Financial Crime and Public Health Emergencies 
July 20, 2022


10 years of I-Corps 
June 27, 2022

New opportunity: Advancing Educational Innovations and Broadening Participation in STEM with Blockchain Technology 
June 15, 2022

TIP invites you to attend the NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo 2022 
June 7, 2022


LOI submission Extension for NSF Convergence Accelerator 2022 Cohort - Tracks H, I, and J (NSF-22-583) 
May 31, 2022

Partnerships for Innovation offers supplemental funding opportunity for supporting research in nascent translation 
May 9, 2022

NSF TIP launches new initiative, Regional Innovation Engines program 
May 3, 2022


NSF announces a new funding opportunity mechanism
April 13, 2022

TIP announces new Convergence Accelerator funding opportunity
April 13, 2022 


NSF selects Erwin Gianchandani as assistant director for technology, innovation and partnerships
March 17, 2022

The U.S. National Science Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships
March 16, 2022

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