The US Navy has released it's Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Science & Technology (S&T) projects. Investigators are strongly urged to contact the relevant Office of Naval Research (ONR) program officer and submit a white paper before developing a full proposal. A description of the ONR Program Codes and the S&T thrusts that ONR is pursuing is provided in the BAA. Additional information can be found at the ONR website at http://www.onr.navy.mil/Science-Technology/Departments.aspx
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Synopsis: The SNM-IS solicitation seeks proposals that investigate novel scalable nanomanufacturing and integration methods for nano-enabled integrated systems with a clear commercial relevance. Proposals should consider addressing key aspects of the nanomanufacturing value chain comprised of nano-scale building-blocks → complex nanomaterials and nanostructures → functional components and devices → integrated sub-systems and systems:
Synopsis. VentureWell awards faculty grants to colleges and universities for the purpose of strengthening existing curricular programs and/or building new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Through these grant funds, VentureWell supports creative pedagogical approaches that generate student teams (E-Teams) working on technology solutions to real-world problems.
The Google Faculty Research Awards proposal window is now open and the submission deadline is September 30, 2016.
To apply, please follow these steps:
1. Before submitting a proposal, please carefully review all the instructions, including the FAQ and proposal advice, that can be found here.
2. Google proposals stand a much better chance with an identified internal champion. The Google champion or sponsor should be:
RIT still has an opening for the MRI Development slot. If interested, please send the information detailed below to David.Bond@rit.edu by 5:00pm on October 28, 2016.
Please refer to the full solicitation at NSF 15-504 when responding.
In a Word or pdf document, please provide the following:
A one page project summary in NSF format.
A narrative of no more than three pages with the following information.
Synopsis. The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate training that ensure that graduate students develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The NRT program includes two tracks, the Traineeship Track and the Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Track.
The 2017 NRT program has four priority research themes:
1. Data-enabled Science and Engineering