The US National Science Foundation is promoting the Partnership for Innovation, within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnership (IIP), aiming at creating partnerships and collaborations between governments, academia and other public and private actors in order to transform research discoveries into competitive technologies and real businesses.
The program targets discoveries focused on different stages along the innovation spectrum.
Furthermore a webinar will be held soon to clarify any doubts about this solicitation.
The deadline to submit a letter of intention is the 12th of January 2015, while the deadline for full proposals is the 18th of February 2015.
More information is available at this page.Source: INSME