NSF: Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2020 (EFRI-2020)

The Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program of the NSF Directorate for Engineering (ENG) serves a critical role in helping ENG focus on important emerging areas in a timely manner. This solicitation is a funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research. For this solicitation, we will consider proposals that aim to investigate emerging frontiers in one of the following two research areas:

  • Distributed Chemical Manufacturing (DCheM)
  • Engineering the Elimination of End-of-Life Plastics (E3P)

LOI Deadline: November 4, 2019

Preliminary Proposal Deadline: December 2, 2019

Full Proposal Deadline: March 26, 2020

More Information: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19599/nsf19599.htm