Research proposals requested: CEIS is soliciting research proposals for consideration in the 2019/2020 program year (7/1/2020 – 6/30/ 2021). CEIS is a NYSTAR (Empire State Development Division of Science, Technology and Innovation) designated Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) funded by NY State. Proposals will be reviewed in May 2020, for projects to commence on July 1, 2020 subject to the availability of funds.
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NSF invites current grantees to submit supplemental funding requests for research visits to identified research groups funded by the European Research Council (ERC). The Dear Colleague Letter NSF 20-069 describes process for requesting supplements.
Eligibility is limited to PIs and co-PIs on active NSF awards. A list of ERC-funded PIs and research teams is available on request from NSF.
Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) is soliciting white papers in the area of Hardware Security (HWS). Please note that white papers addressing the needs in the Research Needs document may be uploaded until April 30, 2020 @ 3:00 PM EDT /12:00 PM PDT. Each researcher may be involved in no more than two submissions. A selected white paper will result in an invitation to submit a full proposal for further consideration for a research contract.
The white paper solicitation, needs documents, and instructions for submission can be found at:
Many federal agencies and other sponsors are announcing funding opportunities to address challenges posed by COVID-19. Current opportunities are listed below. This list is updated frequently.
RIT uses GrantForward for funding opportunity identification. GrantForward has established a user-friendly COVID-19 funding page at https://www.grantforward.com/grant-covid
NSF recently issued Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) NSF 20-041 inviting proposals for Conferences and EAGER grants following the themes of the top Idea Machine entries. The 2026 Idea Machine is further described in the DCL. NSF has narrowed entries to a set of 33 ideas representing compelling areas for fundamental research in science and engineering in the coming years.
The NSF Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering program supports fundamental engineering research that will improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities through: development of new technologies, devices, or software; advancement of knowledge regarding healthy or pathological human motion; or understanding of injury mechanisms. The full announcement is available at