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Feb. 4 - Disasters don't have to be disastrous. Engineering advances enable buildings and infrastructure to better withstand any size of natural, technological or malicious hazard. Read more at Life Savers: Resilient designs to weather hazards

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I Solicitation
(NSF  15-546) Posted February 25, 2015

Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I Solicitation
(NSF  15-545) Posted February 25, 2015

Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Science & Engineering
(NSF  15-544) Posted February 19, 2015

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Posted February 5, 2015

Cyber-Physical Systems
(NSF  15-541) Posted February 2, 2015

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Research Coordination Networks
(NSF  15-527) Full Proposal: March 2, 2015, RCN-UBE & UBE Incubator Track

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Full Proposal: March 3, 2015, Planning Grant and Full Center Proposal

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
(NSF  15-528) Full Proposal: March 12, 2015

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation
(NSF  14-569) Letter of Intent: March 13, 2015

Science of Learning: Collaborative Networks
(NSF  15-532) Full Proposal: March 18, 2015

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March 11, 2015  - March 13, 2015
I/UCRC: Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC) IAB Meeting
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March 19, 2015  - March 20, 2015
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Panel Meeting
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April 1, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Washington Bothell
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Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes
EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION 2015
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Dear Colleague Letter: Small Business/Engineering Research Center Collaborative Opportunity (SECO) - Supplemental Funding Opportunity for Current SBIR/STTR Phase II Awardees
Dear Colleague Letter: SEES: Interactions of Food Systems with Water and Energy Systems
New Steps to Enhance Transparency and Accountability at the National Science Foundation
Dear Colleague Letter: I/UCRC Clusters for Grand Challenges, a Collaborative Opportunity for Research to Address Grand Challenges
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