CINR Funding Opportunity Announcement

Each year, NSUF seeks proposals that will utilize NSUF irradiation, post-irradiation examination and beamline capabilties through the Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research (CINR) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). NSUF Technical Leads can be found on the Contacts pageThrough the NSUF CINR workscopes, NSUF provides no-cost access to world class capabilities to facilitate the advancement of nuclear science and technology. In addition to access to state-of-the-art facilities, NSUF provides technical assistance including the design and analysis of reactor experiments.

How to Submit a Proposal

The FY 2020 CINR Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is now available. The Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has eight work scopes in the FOA:

NSUF 1 and 2 work scopes can be led by university, national laboratory, or industry principal investigators. FC-2.5 must be led by a university principal investigator. All NSUF 2 work scopes are access only and do not include research and development funding. 

If you have questions during the process or would like more information about the NSUF work scopes or processes, contact Lindy Bean. 



Important Dates

All deadlines are 7 p.m. ET

September 4, 2019Letter of Intent (Mandatory only for NSUF Applications)
September 24, 2019R&D/NSUF Pre-Applications (Mandatory except for IRPs)
November 21, 2019NSUF Preliminary Statement of Work
January 23, 2020NSUF Final Statement of Work
February 11, 2020Full R&D Applications

  For Partner Institution Technical Leads (not PIs from partner institutions)

December 5, 2019Preliminary cost estimate
January 30, 2020Final cost esimates

Additional Resources

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Lindy Bean