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Funding opportunity for EFRI ODISSEI grantees to partner with industry


December 29, 2016

The NSF Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program invites supplemental funding requests for translational research efforts to foster innovation and maximize the technological impact of projects in the area of Origami Design for Integration of Self-assembling Systems for Engineering Innovation (ODISSEI).

Through Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) NSF 17-039, Principal Investigators with active ODISSEI awards are encouraged to partner with industry in an effort to move their discoveries towards practical applications with proof-of-concept demonstrations.

The deadline for these supplemental funding requests is February 15, 2017.

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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