Transport Phenomena Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth – Scholarship and Grants Opportunities

Funding Opportunity ID: 310236
Opportunity Number: 19-525
Opportunity Title: Transport Phenomena Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 43.007
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: *Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: -For-profit organizations: U.S. commercial organizations, especially small businesses with strong capabilities in scientific or engineering research or education. -Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research labs, professional societies and similar organizations in the U.S. associated with educational or research activities. -Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) – Two- and four-year IHEs (including community colleges) accredited in, and having a campus located in the US, acting on behalf of their faculty members.Special Instructions for International Branch Campuses of US IHEs: If the proposal includes funding to be provided to an international branch campus of a US institution of higher education (including through use of subawards and consultant arrangements), the proposer must explain the benefit(s) to the project of performance at the international branch campus, and justify why the project activities cannot be performed at the US campus. *Who May Serve as PI: The PI(s) must be eligible to submit NSF proposals, as described in the <a href=”″>PAPPG</a>. Projects can be collaborative and collaborations with industry and relevant costs for their participation are allowed.
Agency Code: NSF
Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Posted Date: Nov 07, 2018
Close Date: Feb 28, 2019
Award Ceiling: $0
Award Floor: $400,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The Division of Chemical, Bioengineering and Environmental Transport (CBET) in the Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) is partnering with The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to solicit research projects in the general field of fluid dynamics, particulate and multiphase processes, combustion and fire systems, and thermal transport processes that can utilize the International Space Station (ISS) National Lab to conduct research that will benefit life on Earth. U.S. entities including academic investigators, non-profit independent research laboratories and academic-commercial teams are eligible to apply.
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