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NSF announces topics for FY 2022 Convergence Accelerator opportunity


January 6, 2022

NSF has selected convergent research topics from the NSF Convergence Accelerator program's recent ideation process for fiscal year (FY) 2022. These topics will be included as tracks for the FY 2022 cohort in an upcoming funding opportunity. 

Track H: Enhancing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

Track I: Sustainable Materials for Global Challenges

Track J: Food & Nutrition Security

Learn more in Dear Colleague Letter: Announcement of Upcoming Topics for the 2022 NSF Convergence Accelerator Solicitation (NSF 22-036)

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