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·        Paul Miesing and Luis Luna-Reyes, “Foodshed dynamics: Building a laboratory for understanding local food and rural prosperity through sustainable social enterprise,” requesting $463,940 from USDA NIFA Foundational Program (July 30, 2018) [a group model building project that examines the factors that could lead to a more robust ecosystem of sustainable social enterprise] – outcome: “triaged”

·        Paul Miesing, Luis Luna-Reyes, and Charalampos Chelmis, “INFEWS: Building Information Sharing Networks to Support Innovation Ecosystems at the FEW Nexus, (BISNES),” requesting $1,240,270 from NSF: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (September 26, 2018) [This proposal is a collaborative proposal with Luis Luna-Reyes in his role as faculty fellow at the Center for Technology in Government. It will develop two prototypes, including a data infrastructure and a governance framework.]

·        April M Roggio, Paul Miesing, Jason Evans, and Hans Soderquist, “Pathways to Prosperity: Feedback Rich, Data-Driven Decision Making,” requesting $99,963 from USDA Small Business Innovation Research, Phase 1 (October 5, 2018) proposed under Sayre Policy Research, LLC [This proposal is made through a small business concern, aimed at developing a framework for improving data and decision making in our rural agricultural regions.]

·        April M Roggio, Paul Miesing, and Hans Soderquist, “Developing an Emerging Fourth Sector Learning Platform for Sustainable Social Enterprise,” requesting $180,181 from NSF Small Business Innovation Research, Phase 1 (December 4, 2018) proposed under Sayre Policy Research, LLC [This is another proposal to an SBIR program, this time to develop a learning platform and curriculum to further the emerging Fourth Sector Ecosystem.]

·        Paul Miesing, Luis Luna-Reyes, Jason R. Evans, and April M Roggio, “Understanding foodshed dynamics: a socio-environmental systems approach,” letter of intent sent to NSF Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CNH2) requesting $~1,000,000 (December 17, 2018) in preparation of full proposal due on February 14, 2019

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Updated: January 10, 2019