Future STEM Innovators Expert Panel Discussion
September 4, 2009
The STEM Innovators discussion brought together experts from a variety of relevant disciplines to provide input to the National Science Board's development of recommendations for NSF and the Federal Government to increase the pool of talent that will produce the Nation's future STEM innovators. Follow the link for more in-depth information on the Board's efforts, including the summary and presentations from the STEM expert panel discussion.
Please visit the STEM Education page.
Please visist the Expert Panel Discussion on Preparing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators page.
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) 2014, its budget is $7.2 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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