Join the Convergence Accelerator Expo on July 28-29
July 9, 2021
The NSF’s Convergence Accelerator program is hosting the Convergence Accelerator Expo 2021 on July 28 – 29, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET) each day.
This virtual event highlights the NSF's Convergence Accelerator portfolio in an exhibition format, like a big science fair. Attendees will have the opportunity to see unique solutions across multiple convergence research track topics that are focused on national-scale societal challenges.
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.