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Feeding the Planet Sustainably

This invitation-only workshop is intended to identify partnership strategies for how basic research can lead to innovations that support a new agricultural bioeconomy.


Biotechnology workshops aim to identify new directions for transformative research

A key lesson learned from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic is the critical role that basic and use-inspired research play in solving society’s most pressing challenges. A new workshop series led by UIDP on behalf of the National Science Foundation is designed to leverage the country’s top scientific minds to identify biotechnology areas where […]


Balancing competitiveness with freedom: Reflections on the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

By Anthony Boccanfuso UIDP President and CEO UIDP’s member webinar this week on legislative efforts to address U.S. security concerns could not have been more timely. Leslee Gilbert, vice president of government affairs firm Van Scoyoc Associates, brought her expertise to discuss legislation that passed the U.S. Senate Tuesday night—the United States Innovation and Competition Act [...] READ MORE

Webinar | Skills Training in Advanced Research & Technology (START) for Community College Students and Faculty

Learn about a powerful new NSF supplemental funding opportunity for Skills Training in Advanced Research & Technology (START).


UIDP, core partners launch NSF’s new Engineering Research Visioning Alliance

New organization will convene engineering voices to identify opportunities and priorities for innovative research that benefits society After a competitive process, UIDP has been awarded a five-year, $8 million cooperative agreement from the National Science Foundation to create and manage the Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA). This first-of-its-kind program has a single focus: To identify [...] READ MORE

Unearth the Possibilities Webinar | A Proposed NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center on Soil Technologies

This webinar will introduce industry members to the planned research and membership structure of the Center for Soil Dynamics Technology, a proposed NSF Industry-University Collaborative Research Center.


Assessing the Biological Degradation, Compostability and End-of-Life Fates of Plastics | An NSF Industry University Cooperative Research Center Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of the latest technical understanding, methods and industrial implications associated with various ways to assess the end-of-life fate of plastics.


Solar Powered Future (SPF2050): A Proposed (NSF) Industry-University Cooperative Research Center Webinar (2020)

Join us to learn more about the proposal being developed for a Center for a Solar Powered Future (SPF2050) to be submitted to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) program.


Energy Information Nexus: A Proposed (NSF) Industry University Cooperative Research Center Webinar

This webinar will introduce a newly proposed consortium that seeks to reduce energy-related barriers to cloud growth.


Materials Data Science Rely Center: Webinar for a Planned (NSF) Industry University Cooperative Research Center

This webinar will introduce companies and government labs to the advantages of IUCRCs and encourage participation in research thrusts.