Q: What is involved with the NSF National Teams Program?
A: Find out more about the NSF National Teams Program Here
Q: What are the pre-requisites to be eligible for sponsorship?
A: NSF lineage is required. Teams who don’t have prior NSF research funding must complete a regional I-Corps Short Course and be recommended by the Site or Node instructor team who ran it.
Q: What does “University affiliation” mean?
A: “Reasonable University affiliation” means you are not currently a student, … but you are a recent graduates, active alumni, or part of a university affiliated incubator or accelerator program or university sponsored grant program
Q: How is the Node Sponsorship different than the Standard Teams program?
A: Teams applying for the Node Sponsorship are not eligible for the traditional Teams Program according to NSF Solicitation 18-15. Teams awarded sponsorship will receive funding from the UNY Node, rather than the NSF.
Q: Whats the application process for the Node Sponsorship?
The UNY Node will vet and select the teams, and manage their grants and expense reimbursements. NSF has final approval on all teams.