Houston Region Named Semi-Finalist for National Science Foundation Engines Grant


Published June 14, 2023
HETI | Greater Houston Partnership

The Greater Houston Partnership and the Houston Energy Transition Initiative (HETI), in partnership with five regional universities, including University of Houston, University of Texas, Austin, Texas Southern University, Rice University and Texas A&M University, was recently named a semifinalist for the National Science Foundation Regional Innovation Engine (NSF Engines) program, and was invited to the Virtual Site Visit (VSV) stage.

NSF Engines is a bold new initiative designed to create regional-scale innovation ecosystems throughout the United States. This program will provide up to $160 million of funding for up to 10 years to establish each Engine and an opportunity to usher in a transformational revolution of economic growth by harnessing the nation’s rich science and technology research enterprise and regional-level resources to address societal challenges and promote national competitiveness.

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