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NSF awards $94 million to create four new Science and Technology Centers


December 9, 2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced funding to support four new Science and Technology Centers (STCs), partnerships that lay the foundations for advances in fields ranging from cell biology and mechanobiology to particle physics and materials science. The Office of Integrative Activities administers the STC program. 

To read the full press release and find out more about the new centers, please click the link below.  

 https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=189782

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) 2017, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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