Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI)
EFRI - REM Grantees Conference
A conference to highlight the results of the first year of the EFRI-REM pilot program will take place in Washington, DC, starting at 6:00 pm on March 8, 2013, and ending at 1:00 pm on March 10, 2013. REM grantees, mentors, and participants will attend; engaging sessions will be focused on three themes: mentorship, talent development, and broadening participation. Opportunities to share lessons learned, best practices, etc., will be balanced with opportunities for networking and professional development.
All EFRI PIs and co-PIs are invited to attend on a space-available, first-come/first-served basis. The registration website will open on January 11, 2013. Registrants will be eligible for discounted lodging at that time.
EFRI FY 2013 Solicitation
The EFRI Office has launched a new funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research. For this new solicitation, we will consider proposals that aim to investigate emerging frontiers in the following three specific research areas:
(1) Flexible Bioelectronics Systems (BioFlex)
(2) Origami Design For The Integration Of Self-assembling Systems
For Engineering Innovation (ODISSEI)
(3) Photosynthesis Biorefineries (PSBR)
Letter of Intent (required) Due Date: September 06, 2012
Preliminary Proposal (required) Due Date: October 10, 2012
Full Proposal (By invitation) Due Date: February 08, 2013
The FY 2013 EFRI solicitation (NSF 12-583) is located at: http://nsf.gov/pubs/2012/nsf12583/nsf12583.htm
The solicitation references these template files which must be used:
- Excel file
- PowerPoint file
INFORMATION WEBCAST: The EFRI Office held an information workshop on September 22, 2011 to discuss EFRI programs and answer questions about the solicitation. Since the topics are repeated for FY 2013, the information on the Webcast remains current.
Details are posted on the EFRI website (www.nsf.gov/eng/efri).
The Webcast can also be viewed directly by visiting: http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/110922.
EFRI Showcase Website: http://www.efri.org/
FY 2014 EFRI Solicitation Topic Ideas
Dear Colleague Letter: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2012/nsf12104/nsf12104.jsp
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2012
Wiki Discussions Forum (optional): July 15 thru September 14, 2012
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