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Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry  (GOALI) NSF Wide Programs

Name Email Phone Room
Rathindra  DasGupta (703) 292-8353   
Clark  Cooper (703) 292-7899  1005 N  
William  S. Bainbridge (703) 292-8930  1125S  
John  C. Cherniavsky (703) 292-5136  855S  
Leonard  E. Johnson (703) 292-8559  785S  
Graham  M. Harrison (703) 292-7252  1155  
Fahmida  N. Chowdhury (703) 292-4672  905N  
Diane  J. Okamuro (703) 292-4400  690N  


Solicitation  12-513

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 22-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.




Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) promotes university-industry partnerships by making project funds or fellowships/traineeships available to support an eclectic mix of industry-university linkages. Special interest is focused on affording the opportunity for:

  • Faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students to conduct research and gain experience in an industrial setting;
  • Industrial scientists and engineers to bring industry's perspective and integrative skills to academe; and
  • Interdisciplinary university-industry teams to conduct research projects.

This solicitation targets high-risk/high-gain research with a focus on fundamental research, new approaches to solving generic problems, development of innovative collaborative industry-university educational programs, and direct transfer of new knowledge between academe and industry. GOALI seeks to fund transformative research that lies beyond that which industry would normally fund.

What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program