Success Stories

Harnessing the power of team based-approaches


We provide every client with the resources they need to be successful in the federal agency marketplace. From proposal ideation to color-team reviews, TIG has developed proven strategies to take its primarily university-based clientele to the next level.

Recent Client Awards

Kansas NSF EPSCoR received a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to survey and study aquatic, plant and soil microbiomes. 

The University of South Carolina and South Carolina Institutions of Higher Education received a $20 million NSF grant to enhance advanced materials and manufacturing research.

The State of Alabama received $20 million from the NSF EPSCoR program to improve the understanding of plasma processes and interactions, which will translate into the development of new technologies with potential for commercialization for aerospace, manufacturing, medicine, agriculture and food safety.

The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Rhode Island a $19 million grant to establish a statewide research consortium — the RI Consortium for Coastal Ecology Assessment, Innovation, and Modeling (RI C-AIM) — to study the effects of climate variability on coastal ecosystems. 

A Boise State University team of researchers in the Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering were awarded an NSF Major Research Instrumentation grant for a controlled-environment atomic force microscope (AFM).

Dr. Georgina Gibson, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ International Arctic Research Center, will research dissolved organic matter at the interface of arctic land and ocean through a new NSF EPSCoR RII Track-4 Fellowships award.

Iowa State University established a new National Science Foundation Innovation Corps site to act as a training ground for faculty, postdoctoral and graduate students to transition their ideas from the laboratory to the marketplace.

The University of Guam was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct the NSF INCLUDES Launch Pilot project, GROWING STEM. The project will address the grand challenge of increasing Native Pacific Islander representation in the nation's STEM enterprise, particularly in environmental sciences.

The University of Rhode Island received $8 million from the National Institute of Environment Health Sciences to move into the forefront of research institutions committed to revealing more about the Fluorinated pollutants, or poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances, in partnerships with Harvard University and the Silent Spring Institute.

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TIG has particular competence in working with Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Native Hawaiian and Alaskan populations to conceptualize proposals that advance opportunities for underserved populations.

The University of Hawaii Community Colleges, in partnership with the University of Hawaii Hilo, received a prestigious National Science Foundation ADVANCE award to support the advancement of women and minorities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields at its seven community colleges.

SC EPSCoR/IDeA Program announced that three South Carolina investigators have received two awards with a combined total of $10 million in National Science Foundation EPSCoR RII Track-2 funding for Genomes-to-Phenomes research.

Iowa State University NSF CAREER awardee, Dr. Brian Burt, will lead a transformative study on leveraging learning and engineering identity to broaden participation of black males in colleges of engineering.   

The University of Albany received a $10 million federal grant from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to enable the University to train and hire researchers working to reduce health disparities in minority communities.