This webinar provides general information regarding available competition resources and frequently asked questions (FAQs) for the NIST National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) Institute Awards and offer general guidance on preparing proposals. NIST staff were available at the webinar to answer general questions. During the webinar, proprietary detailed or technical discussions about specific project ideas was not be permitted. Also, NIST staff did not critique or provide feedback on any specific project ideas during the webinar or at any time before submission of a proposal to NIST. However, NIST staff discussed previously received questions and provided responses as well as answered general questions about eligibility, evaluation criteria and selection factors, selection process, program objectives, and the general characteristics of a competitive proposal during this webinar.
The NIST National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) Institute Awards competition webpage contains the actual FFO and more information.