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NSF 21-531 Designing Synthetic Cells Beyond the Bounds of Evolution (Designer Cells) BIO/MCB, ENG/CBET, SBE/SES Foundational Research February 16, 2021, February 1, 2022, February 1 Annually Thereafter
NSF 21-540 Molecular Foundations for Biotechnology (MFB) MPS/CHE Foundational Research LOI due January 14, 2021, Full Proposals due March 16, 2021
NSF 21-513 Understanding the Rules of Life: Microbiome Interactions and Mechanisms (URoL:MIM) NSF Wide Foundational Research February 23, 2021
NSF 20-118 Dear Colleague Letter: UKRI/BBSRC-NSF/BIO Lead Agency Opportunity in Biological Informatics, Microbes and the Host Immune System, Quantum Biology and Synthetic Cell BIO Foundational Research Anytime
NSF 20-105 Dear Colleague Letter: Sentinel Cells for Surveillance and Response to Emergent Infectious Diseases (Sentinels) BIO, ENG Translation Anytime
NSF 20-518 Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Storage and Retrieval BIO/MCB, CISE/CCF,ENG/ECCS,MPS/DMR Foundational Research Feb 14, 2020 - March 23, 2020
NSF 20-587 Graduate Research Fellowship Program BIO, CISE, EHR, ENG, GEO, MPS, SBE, OIA, OISE Workforce October 19, 2020 - Life Sciences October 20, 2020 - Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Materials Research, Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning October 21, 2020 - Engineering October 22, 2020 - Chemistry, Geosciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy
NSF 21-552 Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) BIO, CISE, EHR, ENG, GEO, MPS, SBE Translation Anytime
NSF 17-598 Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier CISE, EHR, ENG, SBE Workforce January 08, 2018, Second Monday in January, Annually Thereafter
NSF 18-571 Advanced Technological Education (ATE) EHR/DRL, EHR/DUE Workforce None upcoming
NSF 19-582 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Sites and Supplements BIO, CISE, EHR, ENG, GEO, MPS, SBE, OIA, OISE Workforce August 28, 2019 Fourth Wednesday in August, Annually Thereafter
NSF 20-045 Dear Colleague Letter: Plant Synthetic Biology BIO/IOS, BIO/MCB, ENG/CBET, Foundational Research N/A
NSF 20-548 Signals in the Soil (SitS) BIO/IOS, BIO/DEB, ENG/CBET, ENG/CMMI, ENG/ECCS, CISE/CNS, GEO/DES, MPS/CHE, Polar Foundational Research None upcoming
NSF 20-552 Future Manufacturing (FM) BIO, CISE, EHR, ENG, MPS, OIA, OISE, SBE Foundational Research None upcoming
NSF 20-565 NSF Convergence Accelerator Phase I and II OIA Translation May 11, 2020, Phase I Preliminary Proposal, Full Proposal Deadline July 10, 2020
NSF 20-570 Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) CISE, ENG/IIP, GEO, SBE Foundational Research March 10, 2021 Second Wednesday in March, Annually Thereafter, September 08, 2021 Second Wednesday in September, Annually Thereafter
NSF 20-604 National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes BIO, CISE, EHR, ENG, GEO, MPS, OIA, SBE Infrastructure None upcoming
NSF 21-501 Infrastructure Capacity for Biological Research (Capacity) BIO/DBI Infrastructure Anytime
NSF 21-505 Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1) NSF Wide Infrastructure January 07, 2021 Preliminary Proposals
NSF 21-532 Reproducible Cells and Organoids via Directed-Differentiation Encoding (RECODE) BIO/IOS, BIO/MCB, ENG/CBET, ENG/CMMI Foundational Research Preliminary Proposal Due Date(s) (required) February 18, 2021 Full Proposal Deadline(s) May 18, 2021
NSF 21-546 Enabling Discovery through GEnomics (EDGE) BIO Foundational Research March 16, 2021, February 17, 2022, Third Thursday in February, Annually Thereafter
NSF 21-536 National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program BIO, CISE, EHR/DGE, ENG, MPS, OIA, SBE Workforce February 25, 2021, September 06, 2021, September 6, Annually Thereafter