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ENG invites academic and small business research using AIM Photonics capabilities

October 19, 2020

The NSF Directorate for Engineering encourages innovative exploratory and translational research by academic researchers and small businesses in all aspects of integrated photonics that utilize the silicon photonics capabilities of AIM Photonics.

Learn about engaging with AIM Photonics and submitting a proposal to NSF in Dear Colleague Letter: Research on Integrated Photonics Utilizing AIM Photonics Capabilities (NSF 21-015).

The U.S. National Science Foundation propels the nation forward by advancing fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering. NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation. With a fiscal year 2021 budget of $8.5 billion, NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 40,000 competitive proposals and makes about 11,000 new awards. Those awards include support for cooperative research with industry, Arctic and Antarctic research and operations, and U.S. participation in international scientific efforts.

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