Prior to reading the submission instructions in Step 1, please read the entire solicitation guidelines below:
Step 1 Proposal Submission
The deadline for Step 1 Proposals was August 24th 2018 at 5pm EDT.
This solicitation will follow a two-step submission process. All interested investigators must complete a Step 1 Proposal. This Proposal will be reviewed for operational feasibility and terrestrial benefit (to see the Step 1 Proposal Evaluation Guidelines, click here). Select the button below to download the Step 1 Proposal template. The template can be filled in and submitted as either a .docx or .pdf file to MMCG-RFP@issnationallab.org.
If the Step 1 Proposal passes the Step 1 Evaluation, information in the submitted Proposal will then be provided to all of the MMCG Service Provider Implementation Partners (IPs). These IPs will, in turn, provide the proposer with information on how the IP can support the science goals of the Proposer—as well as a rough estimate of cost for the work.
Additional resources related to microgravity crystallization can be found at the following website.
Download the MMCG Program Overview (PDF)
MMCG Service Provider IPs
The Bionetics Corporation
Bill Wells Project Manager
Rich Boling VP, Corporate Advancement
Teledyne Brown Engineering
Paul Galloway – Senior Systems Engineer,Space Systems
https://tbe.com/tbe/page/the ISS National Lab
University of Alabama – Birmingham
Lee Moradi - Director, EITD
UAB MMCG Capabilities (PDF)
To submit a general question regarding this solicitation, email MMCG-RFP@issnationallab.org.
Step 2 Proposal Submssion
Only those who submitted and received a favorable review from a Step 1 Proposal will be invited to submit a Step 2 Proposal. the ISS National Lab will notify all proposers of the review results of their Step 1 Proposal by September 7, 2018. The deadline for Step 2 Proposals is October 19, 2018 at 5pm EDT. Proposal requirements and guidelines can be found by selecting the Solicitations Guidelines button at the top of the page.
The ISS National Lab encourages applicants to read the entire solicitation carefully before submitting proposed projects to ensure compliance with content and submission guidelines.
We thank you for your interest in conducting research on the National Lab!
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For questions regarding this Program Solicitation, you are welcome to contact us: MMCG-RFP@issnationallab.org