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EPSCoR Special Announcements

NSF EPSCoR Project Directors' and Project Administrators' Meeting (May 19-20, 2014)

Building Research Competitiveness

Through $20 million, five-year awards, NSF investment in multi-institutional and interdisciplinary projects provides physical, human and cyber infrastructure aimed at improving research competitiveness in six states. Read More.....

Dear Colleague Letter: Employment Opportunities for Program Directors in the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Section of the Office of International and Integrative Activities (Open Until Filled)

The 23rd National NSF EPSCoR Conference - Nashville, TN (2013)

NSF EPSCoR Project Directors' and Project Administrators' Meeting (May 20-21, 2013)

EPSCoR RII Track-3: Questions and Answers from the Webinars

2013 Winter Project Directors, Project Administrators, and Education/Outreach Diversity Officers Meeting 

Joint OCI-EPSCoR Funding Opportunities 

2012 Project Directors and Project Administrators Meeting

EPSCoR 2030 Workshop Report

The 22nd National NSF EPSCoR Conference - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (2011)

2011 Project Directors and Project Administrators Meeting

The 21st National NSF EPSCoR Conference (2009)

Successful EPSCoR Management Strategies

EPSCoR 2020 Workshop Report

EPSCoR Congressional Briefing on "Building Research Capacity"

 

Welcome

The Office of International and Integrative Activities (IIA) works across disciplinary and geographic boundaries to lead and coordinate strategic programs and opportunities that: advance research excellence and innovation; develop human and infrastructure capacity critical to the U.S. science and engineering enterprise; and promote global engagement of scientists and engineers at all career stages.

As a change agent, IIA catalyzes and incubates initiatives that capitalize on new interdisciplinary scientific and engineering concepts and generate technology-based solutions for economic and societal benefit. IIA strengthens the nation as a knowledge-based society by fostering the development of a diverse, globally engaged next generation of research leaders. Additionally, IIA administers prestigious honorary award programs and professional internships for aspiring scientists and engineers. IIA provides policy and programmatic analytical support to the NSF Director and Deputy Director and working in partnership with NSF directorates and offices, plays a leadership role in shaping agency-wide policies and new strategic directions that promote cross-Foundational programmatic and operational unity and alignment.

IIA organizations include:

International Science and Engineering
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Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
(NSF  15-528) Posted December 12, 2014

Research Coordination Networks
(NSF  15-527) Posted December 2, 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

Major Research Instrumentation Program:
(NSF  15-504) Posted October 15, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Letter of Intent: February 2, 2015

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2
(NSF  15-517) Full Proposal: February 20, 2015

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

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Released January 15, 2015
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Released December 10, 2014
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Released December 8, 2014
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Released December 3, 2014
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