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.
The National Science Foundation is authorized to make available nonrenewable planning
grants to universities or 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
and other pertinent Acts.
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