Agency Sought For Project
LANSING — A request for proposals has been issued by the Strategic Economic Investment and Commercialization Board to administer the independent peer review process for a second round 21st Century Jobs Fund Commercialization Competition.
The peer review service provider will oversee the evaluation of proposals based on commercialization merit, scientific and technical merit, management team strengths and the ability to leverage additional funding. Other duties would include managing applications, assigning reviewers to specific proposals, scoring proposals through the MEDC's electronic award management system, and making recommendations for funding.
Preference will be given to organizations that can demonstrate the ability to recruit experts from, but not limited to, Michigan that possess Michigan expertise, national perspectives and global views to the process and manage conflicts of interest between applicants, reviewers and the SEIC Board.
The RFP is available online at www.TheMEDC.org/peerreview along with specifics on the application process. Proposals must be submitted electronically and are due by 5 p.m. April 16.