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SRC and National Science Foundation Award $20 Million to Fund U.S. University Research on Nanoelectronics for 2020 and Beyond
September 19, 2011
Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) has joined with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund $20 million for 12 four-year grants on nanoelectronics research. The 12 interdisciplinary research teams at 24 participating U.S. universities will contribute to the goal of discovering a new switching mechanism using nanoelectronic innovations as a replacement for today's transistor.
Semiconductor Research Corporation and National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2012, its budget was $7.0 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives about 50,000 competitive requests for funding, and makes about 11,500 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $593 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
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