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Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI)

EFRI FY 2014 Solicitation

The EFRI Office has launched a new funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research. For this new solicitation, we will consider proposals that aim to investigate emerging frontiers ideas on:

TWO-DIMENSIONAL ATOMIC-LAYER RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING (2-DARE)

Letter of Intent (required) Due Date: September 18, 2013

Preliminary Proposal (required) Due Date: October 25, 2013

Full Proposal (By invitation) Due Date: February 10, 2014

The FY 2014 EFRI solicitation (NSF 13-583) is located at: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13583/nsf13583.htm

The solicitation references these template files which must be used:

- Excel file

- PowerPoint file

INFORMATION WEBCAST:
EFRI will conduct a webcast briefing on September 05, 2013 for approximately 2.0 hours, at the National Science Foundation headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.  The event is scheduled from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in Stafford II room 595 with conference call connection and webcast URL projected on screen. The Webcast Briefing will discuss the program scope, relevant research and education direction and themes, and potential international and industry collaboration dimensions of the program. NSF program officials will be present to comment and respond to questions. 

Webcast URL:  http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/130905/

EFRI-REM Dear Colleague Letter (2014)

REM DCL is located at: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2012/nsf12104/nsf12104.jsp 

To learn more about EFRI please visit: http://www.efri.org

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
(NSF  14-600) Posted August 13, 2014

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Posted August 1, 2014

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Posted July 21, 2014

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:
(NSF  14-579) Posted July 1, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Posted June 3, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: August 27, 2014, Deadline for REU Site proposals except those requiring access to Antarctica

Innovation Corps Teams Program
(NSF  12-602) Full Proposal: September 15, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Full Proposal: September 22, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: Institutions of Higher Education (PLAN IHE)

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Full Proposal: September 26, 2014, Planning Grant and Full Center Proposal

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Full Proposal: October 3, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: STEM Disciplines (PLAN D)


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