NSF seeks community ideas on emerging frontiers


September 3, 2020

The NSF Directorate for Engineering invites the research community to submit suggestions for Topic Ideas to be considered for the FY 2022 Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) Program solicitation.

The deadline for topic idea submission is October 30, 2020.

Learn more in Dear Colleague Letter: Seeking Community Input for Topic Ideas for Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) Program (NSF 20-121).

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 2020 budget of $8.3 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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