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National Science Foundation

2018-2019 Agency Priority Goals

Expand Public and Private Partnerships

Goal Leaders: Kenneth L. Calvert, Division Director, Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS), Directorate of Computer Information Science and Engineering and James Deshler, Deputy Division Director, Division of Biological Infrastructure (DBI), Directorate for Biological Sciences

Goal Statement: Expand public and private partnerships to enhance the impact of NSF’s investments and contribute to American economic competitiveness and security. By September 30, 2019, NSF’s number of partnerships and/or award actions with other federal agencies, private industry, and foundations/philanthropies will grow by 5 percent, relative to the FY 2017 baseline, to make available infrastructure, expertise, and financial resources to the US scientific and engineering research and education enterprise.

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