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Special Announcements

FY2015 CAREER applicants: Please note the new minimum CAREER award size for the Directorate for Engineering beginning in the FY15 competition (July 22, 2014 deadline), described in Dear Colleague Letter NSF 14-062.

June 9, 2014 - NSF thanks the community for providing input on the future NSF nanotechnology infrastructure support program (DCL 14-068) and remains committed to supporting nanotechnology infrastructure (press statement 14-002).

Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Posted July 21, 2014

Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters
(NSF  14-581) Posted July 9, 2014

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:
(NSF  14-579) Posted July 1, 2014

Sensors, Dynamics, and Control
(PD  14-7569) Posted June 24, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Posted June 3, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program
(NSF  14-532) Full Proposal: July 23, 2014, GEO, MPS, SBE

Decision Frameworks for Multi-Hazard Resilient and Sustainable Buildings
(NSF  14-557) Full Proposal: July 24, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Full Proposal: July 25, 2014, Capacity-Building Projects (CAPs)

Wireless Innovation between Finland and US
(NSF  14-563) Full Proposal: August 1, 2014

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  14-558) Full Proposal: August 5, 2014

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News See All
electrolysis catalyst Rutgers chemists develop technology to produce clean-burning hydrogen fuel
Released July 14, 2014
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blue bacteria are consuming the sugar When faced with some sugars, bacteria can be picky eaters
Released July 8, 2014
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normal human fibroblasts are impaired Stem cell type resists chemotherapy drug
Released July 2, 2014
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July 31, 2014  - August 1, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for the Integration of Composites into Infrastructure (CICI) IAB Meeting
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July 31, 2014  - August 1, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) IAB Meeting
Partnership Meeting

August 28, 2014
I/UCRC: Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems (CEHMS) IAB meeting
Partnership Meeting

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Dear Colleague Letter - Announcement of Change to the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems Unsolicited Proposal Submission Window to October 1 through November 5, 2014
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