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PFI and GOALI: Accelerate Use-Inspired Research Translation Workshop

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT


PFI and GOALI: Accelerate use-inspired research translation

The first half of this free, virtual workshop will focus on the NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) program, and the second half will cover the NSF Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) program. This workshop is ideal for researchers, faculty members, postdocs, students, and entrepreneurs interested in leveraging their research for real-world impact or seeking to leverage industry partnerships to advance their research and accelerate scientific progress.



The NSF PFI component of the workshop will equip researchers and innovators with the tools and skills to bridge the gap between research and the marketplace. Participants will gain expertise in Technology translation and development, Industry collaboration, Proof-of-concept development, and Entrepreneurial skills.

  • Turning discoveries into practical solutions: Learn how to take your research and develop it into something useful for the real world.
  • Working together to succeed: Develop skills to collaborate effectively with different organizations and people to bring your ideas to life.
  • Building your innovation toolkit: Gain the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the process of bringing your technology to market.


The NSF GOALI component of the workshop will empower researchers to navigate the landscape of successful collaboration between academia and industry. Participants will gain insights into Collaborative research, Industry engagement, and Project management.

  • Teaming up for research: Learn how to work effectively with companies to advance your research and achieve shared goals.
  • Understanding industry needs: Gain insights into what companies are looking for and how your research can benefit them.
  • Managing research collaborations: Develop skills to plan, execute, and successfully complete research projects with industry partners.


Please fill out the following registration form. Questions can be directed to info@greatlakesicorps.org



April 18
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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