Who May Submit Proposals
Domestic (UAE) or foreign, public or private, non-profit or for-profit organizations are eligible to receive this cooperative agreement award and in rare occasions, individuals. All entities must clearly demonstrate that they have access to facilities and infrastructure to carry out the proposed project and agree to the fiscal arrangements that UAE requires to clearly prove the ability to responsibly manage the funds.
Who May Serve as Principal Investigator (PI)
The PI must have substantial research and management experience in the associated field of science and/or engineering to lead the Project. The PI must also have the appropriate level of authority and responsibility for the proper conduct of research to direct the project, including the proper use of funds and administrative requirements such as the submission of scientific progress reports. Co-PIs may share in the responsibility of the scientific or technical direction of the project. The first name listed on the application will serve as the primary liaison to the Program Secretariat and have responsibility for the project management and the submission of reports.
Limit on Number of Pre-Proposals per Organization
There are no restrictions to the number of pre-proposals that can be submitted to this competition. However, it should be noted that an organization may only receive one award per competition cycle.
Limit on Number of Pre-Proposals per PI or Co-PI
There are no restrictions to the number of pre-proposals that can be submitted by a PI or Co-PI, but it should be noted that a PI or Co-PI may only receive one award per competitive cycle.
Additional Eligibility Info
Based on the merit review of the pre-proposals, a select number of PIs will be invited to submit full proposals. Only invited full proposals will be eligible for the award.