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Special Announcements

November 21, 2014 - The solicitation to establish National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure is now available; the deadline for Letters of Intent is February 2, 2015. 

ENG Leadership Opportunities

ENG is seeking candidates for Division Director, Division of Engineering Education and Centers, through December 4, 2014. More

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering
(NSF  15-524) Posted November 25, 2014

Engineering for Natural Hazards
(PD  15-7396) Posted November 21, 2014

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Posted November 18, 2014

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2
(NSF  15-517) Posted November 17, 2014

US Ignite
(NSF  15-508) Posted October 23, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering
(PD  12-8084) Full Proposal: December 1, 2014, All proposals to the Division of Physics

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Full Proposal: December 1, 2014, Capacity-Building Projects (CAPs)

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Solicitation
(NSF  14-603) Full Proposal: December 2, 2014, Proposals submitted outside the window of November 2, 2014 December 2, 2014 will be returned without review. Proposer's time is defined as the time zone associated with the COMPANY'S ADDRESS AS REGISTERED WITH NSF at the time of proposal submission.

Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters
(NSF  14-581) Full Proposal: December 3, 2014

Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (2015 - 2019)
(NSF  14-605) Full Proposal: December 3, 2014

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December 8, 2014
NSF Day in Baltimore, MD

December 10, 2014  - December 11, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for Pharmaceutical Development (CPD) IAB Meeting
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February 3, 2015  - February 4, 2015
I/UCRC: Center for Embedded Systems (CES) IAB Meeting
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