MetroLab Network Membership Application
Thank you for your interest in joining MetroLab Network. The Network has grown to include 39 cities, 4 counties, and 53 universities, organized in more than 35 regional city- (or county-) university partnerships focused on research, development, and deployment (RD&D) projects that offer technologically- and analytically-based solutions for challenges facing urban areas: inequality in income, health, mobility, security and opportunity; aging infrastructure; and environmental sustainability and resiliency.

Please email MOUs or questions to katy.getsie@metrolabnetwork.org. Applications must be submitted by a city government official on behalf of the city/county-university partnership. Partnerships can be regional, including more than one city, county, or university. Applications to add additional members to an existing partnership will also be considered.

To be considered for membership, applicants must commit to the following conditions for membership:

1. Form a City/County-University collaboration within a respective community memorialized in a Memorandum of Understanding, signed by both the City Mayor or County Executive and the University President or Provost. A sample MOU is available here. (https://goo.gl/j1XoAM) A signed MOU must be completed and submitted before joining.
2. Appoint a representative from each partner responsible for maintaining the collaboration.
3. Through the collaboration, identify and undertake at least three RD&D projects within the coming year. These should be projects focused on technical and analytical approaches to solving city/county challenges.
4. Participate as a member of the MetroLab Network through workshops and other knowledge sharing activities.

General Information
Is this an addition to an existing partnership? *
Have you submitted a signed MOU with this application? *
A signed MOU should be emailed to katy.getsie@metrolabnetwork.org before submitting this application
City/County *
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University/Universities *
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Please describe the existing relationship between the city and university. Is this a long-standing partnership or a new collaboration? If long-standing, had the partnership previously been focused on bringing innovation, technology, and analytics to city government? Is the city staff well positioned to collaborate with the university faculty, and vice-versa? *
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Please provide links to relevant city/university programs, projects, research institutes, etc. that would fit into the MetroLab Network effort. *
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Contact Information
City/County Leadership
City/County leadership must either be the mayor or county executive.
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Phone Number *
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City/County Leadership Admin/Front Office
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City/County Point of Contact
The Point of Contact (POC) should be the individual(s) responsible for regular interaction within the network.
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University Leadership
University leadership must be either the president or the provost of the university.
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Leadership Admin/Front Office
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University Point of Contact
The Point of Contact (POC) should be the individual(s) responsible for regular interaction within the network.
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Additional Contacts
Please list any additional contacts that should receive information from MetroLab. If there is more than one additional contact, you can separate using commas.

Examples include city department leads, vice provosts, faculty etc. There will be space to add project specific contacts later in the form.

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Project Information
Pursuant to the requirement for three RD&D projects, please identify at least three project descriptions your partnership would undertake in your region. If your partnership joins, these would be included in MetroLab Network’s forthcoming online library of existing RD&D projects. These projects should focus on technical or analytical approaches to solving city challenges.

Note: While the minimum is three projects the application includes space for up to five projects.

Project 1
Project Name *
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Short Project Description *
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Please list research questions being addressed by this project. *
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Local Government(s) Involved *
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What sources of funding are you using for this project? *
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Local Government Contact(s) *
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Local Government Contact email(s) *
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University/Universities Involved *
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University Contact(s) *
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University Contact(s) Email *
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University Department(s) Involved *
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Please list any additional organizations involved in the project. *
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Additional links to media, photos, videos, etc.
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Project 2
Project Name *
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Short Project Description *
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Please list research questions being addressed by this project. *
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Local Government(s) Involved *
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What sources of funding are you using for this project? *
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Local Government Contact(s) *
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Local Government Contact email(s) *
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University/Universities Involved *
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University Contact(s) *
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University Contact(s) Email *
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University Department(s) Involved *
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Please list any additional organizations involved in the project. *
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Additional links to media, photos, videos, etc.
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Please check all that apply to your project. *
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Project 3
Project Name *
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Short Project Description *
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Please list research questions being addressed by this project. *
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Local Government(s) Involved *
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What sources of funding are you using for this project? *
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Local Government Contact(s) *
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Local Government Contact email(s) *
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University/Universities Involved *
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University Contact(s) *
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University Contact(s) Email *
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University Department(s) Involved *
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Please list any additional organizations involved in the project. *
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Additional links to media, photos, videos, etc.
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Please check all that apply to your project. *
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Do you have additional projects you would like to submit? *
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