The National Science Foundation shall provide assistance for the establishment of Cooperative Research Centers. Such Centers shall be affiliated with a university, or other nonprofit institution, or a group thereof. The objective of the Centers is to enhance technological innovation as provided in section
3705(a) of this title through the conduct of activities as provided in section
3705(b) of this title.
(b) Planning grants
The National Science Foundation is authorized to make available nonrenewable planning grants to universities of nonprofit institutions for the purpose of developing the plan, as described under section
3705(c)(3) of this title.
(c) Terms and conditions
Grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements entered into by the National Science Foundation in execution of the powers and duties of the National Science Foundation under this chapter shall be governed by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 [42 U.S.C. 1861 et seq.] and other pertinent Acts.
The National Science Foundation Act of 1950, referred to in subsec. (c), is act May 10, 1950, ch. 171, 64 Stat. 149, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 16 (§ 1861 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
1861 of Title
42 and Tables.
A prior section 9 ofPub. L. 96–480was renumbered section
10 and is classified to section
3708 of this title.
2000—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 106–404made technical amendments to references in original act which appear in text as references to section
3705 of this title.
1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–502substituted “Cooperative Research Centers” for “Centers for Industrial Technology” and struck out last sentence which read as follows: “The provisions of sections
3705(f) of this title shall apply to Centers established under this section.”
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