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New NSF Opportunity: Call for Entries: 2026 Idea Machine - National Science Foundation (9/10/18)

May 28, 2019

I want to make the Ocean Science Community aware of a new NSF Opportunity. Please see the announcement for the NSF Idea Machine Competition at The 2026 Idea Machine is a competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering. This competition is open to researchers, the public, and any other interested stakeholders.

Entry submission deadline: 26 October 2018

For questions, contact:

NSF 2026 Idea Machine


Thank you.


Terry Quinn
Director, Division of Ocean Sciences

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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