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Limited Submission: Enabling Quantum Leap: Quantum Interconnect Challenges for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems (QuIC-TAQS) Friday, January 22, 2021 - This program supports interdisciplinary teams that will explore highly innovative, original, and potentially transformative ideas for developing and applying quantum science, quantum computing, and quantum engineering in the specific area of quantum interconnects.
Limited Submission: Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, January 22, 2021 - This FOA seeks to support programs that include innovative approaches to enhance biomedical engineering design education to ensure a future workforce that can meet the nation’s needs in biomedical research and healthcare technologies.
Limited Submission: Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) Friday, January 22, 2021 - This program is intended to expose students to bioengineering research early in their college careers and interest them in potentially pursuing advanced studies in bioengineering or a related field.
NIH: Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program: Artificial Intelligence for Multimodal Data Modeling and Bioinformatics Center (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, January 22, 2021 - This FOA will generate actively learning algorithms to predict human response to different foods, nutrients, food components, and dietary patterns as well as advance understanding of longitudinal dynamics from multimodal data with advanced computer modeling tools.
DOE: Engineering-Scale Testing and Validation of Algae-Based Technologies and Bioproducts Friday, January 22, 2021 - This FOA seeks novel research and development of algae-based technology to utilize anthropogenic CO2 as a feedstock.
DOE: Offshore Wind Energy Environmental Research and Instrumentation Validation Friday, January 22, 2021 - This FOA supports regionally focused, coordinated research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental impacts of offshore wind development as well as to advance and validate technical readiness of tools for monitoring and minimizing impacts.
AHA: Career Development Award Friday, January 15, 2021 - The award supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals, in the early years of one’s first professional appointment, to explore innovative questions or pilot studies that will provide preliminary data and training necessary to assure the applicant’s future success as a research scientist.
NSF: Cyber-Physical Systems – Frontier Proposals Friday, January 15, 2021 - The Cyber-physical systems (CPS) program aims to develop the core research needed to engineer complex CPS.
NIH: Immune Development in Early Life (IDEaL) (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, January 15, 2021 - This FOA supports research to define the mechanisms regulating the establishment, development, and maintenance of immunity throughout childhood.
NIH: HEAL Initiative: Integrative Management of chronic Pain and OUD for Whole Recovery (IMPOWR): Research Centers (RM1 Clinical Trial Required) Friday, January 15, 2021 - This FOA seeks research center applications to develop approaches, models, delivery, and implementation of care for co-occurring chronic non-cancer pain and OUD/misuse, which will be supported by a single Coordination and Dissemination Center.
Limited Submission: FY2020 International Sports Programming Initiative (ISPI) Thursday, January 14, 2021 - Supports the management of sports exchange projects designed to reach underserved youth and/or their coaches/sports administrators who manage youth sports programs.
Limited Submission: 2021 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award Thursday, January 14, 2021 - This award seeks to promote career advancement of highly creative and promising new scientists who intend to make a long-term career commitment to research in food and agriculture and bring innovative, ground-breaking research initiatives and thinking to bear on problems facing food and agriculture.
Limited Submission: Rural Community Development Initiative Thursday, January 14, 2021 - Supports organizations that will provide financial and technical assistance to recipients to develop their capacity and ability to undertake projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development that will support the community.
Limited Submission: Research Experience in Genomic Research for Data Scientists (R25) Friday, January 8, 2021 - The goal of this program is to support educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to pursue further studies or careers in research.
Limited Submission: Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors (R25) Friday, January 8, 2021 - The goal of this program is to support educational activities that help recruit individuals with specific specialty or disciplinary backgrounds to research careers in biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences.
Center for Advancement and Synthesis of Open Environmental Data and Sciences Friday, January 8, 2021 - NSF seeks to establish a Center fueled by open and freely available biological and other environmental data to catalyze novel scientific questions in environmental biology.
NSF: Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research Friday, January 8, 2021 - This program supports multi-disciplinary or convergent research that addresses technological, human, and societal dimensions of future work.
NIH: NIDA Translational Avant-Garde Award for Development of Medication to Treat Substance Use Disorders (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, January 8, 2021 - The purpose of this award is to support researchers with the vision and expertise to translate research discoveries into medications for the treatment of substance use disorders stemming from tobacco, cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, or prescription opiate use.
ED: FY21 OSERS: OSEP: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program: Stepping-up Technology Implementation Assistance Friday, January 8, 2021 - The purposes of the Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program are to improve results for children with disabilities.
DoD: Breast Cancer, Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Award Friday, January 8, 2021 - This program supports collaborations and ideas that will transform the lives of individuals with, and/or at risk for, breast cancer and will significantly accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer.
Yerkes National Primate Research Center Pilot Research Program 2021 Friday, December 18, 2020 - The Yerkes National Primate Research Center is seeking proposals for new pilot research projects that will be funded from the upcoming year of the P51 base grant.
DOE: FY21 Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Feedstock Technologies and Algae FOA Friday, December 18, 2020 - This FOA will support BETO’s highest priority research and development areas in two BETO programs: Feedstock Technologies and Advanced Algal Systems.
NSF: Dimensions of Biodiversity Friday, December 18, 2020 - This campaign promotes novel integrative approaches to fill the most substantial gaps in our understanding of the diversity of life on Earth.
DOE: Vehicle Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2021 Research Funding Opportunity Announcement Friday, December 18, 2020 - This program seeks research projects to address priorities in the following areas: batteries and electrification; materials; technology integration and energy efficient mobility systems; energy-efficient commercial off-road vehicle technologies; and co-optimized advanced engine and fuel technologies to improve fuel economy.
DoC: Proposed Cooperative Institute to support NOAA Marine Research and Ecosystem Management Friday, December 18, 2020 - The Institute will provide capabilities and collaborations to develop and apply new tools and approaches for monitoring ecosystem health and forecasting ecosystem change and human responses to change.
Limited Submission: NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Cohort (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, December 18, 2020 - The purpose of the FIRST Cohort is to transform culture at NIH-funded extramural institutions by building a self-reinforcing community of scientists committed to diversity and inclusive excellence.
NSF: Planning Grants for Engineering Research Centers (ERC) Thursday, December 10, 2020 - This planning grant solicitation is designed to foster and facilitate the engineering community’s thinking about how to form convergent research collaborations.
NSF: Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science (SCH) Thursday, December 10, 2020 - The purpose of this interagency program solicitation is to support the development of transformative high-risk, high-reward advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, behavioral and/or cognitive research to address pressing questions in the biomedical and public health communities.
DOE: Systems Biology of Bioenergy-Relevant Microbes to Enable Production of Next-Generation Biofuels and Bioproducts Thursday, December 10, 2020 - This FOA solicits applications for: a) research to advance the development of promising new model organisms, microbial functional capabilities, and biosynthetic pathways relevant to biofuels and bioproducts production; and b) research into the metabolic pathways that can achieve synthetic polymer deconstruction and conversion to recycled monomers.
DOE: Environmental System Science Thursday, December 10, 2020 - The goal of the ESS program in BER is to advance an integrated, robust, and scale-aware predictive understanding of terrestrial systems and their interdependent biological, chemical, ecological, hydrological and physical processes.
NSF: Understanding the Rules of Life: Microbiome Interactions and Mechanisms (URoL:MIM) Thursday, December 10, 2020 - This program invites proposals that create new knowledge in multiple disciplines to develop causal frameworks with well-designed scientific and/or computational approaches to test hypotheses about the relationships within the microbiome, and among the microbiome, the host, and the environment.
FACE Foundation: Thomas Jefferson Fund Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to foster forward-looking collaborative research in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and of Science for Society that addresses the most pressing global challenges.
NSF: Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 (Mid-scale RI-2) Monday, December 7, 2020 - This program supports the implementation of unique and compelling research infrastructure projects.
ED: Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research: Transformative Research in The Education Sciences Assistance Listing Number 84.305T Friday, December 4, 2020 - This program supports innovative or unconventional research that has the potential to lead to new scientific paradigms, new and more effective approaches to education practice or policy, or transformative technologies that substantially increase learner outcomes.
NIH:NHLBI Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trials Optional) Friday, December 4, 2020 - NHLBI Program Project Grant (P01) supports research related to fundamental processes and diseases of the heart, blood and lymphatic vessels, lungs, and blood.
DoD: Department of Army Ultra-wide Bandgap RF Electronics Center Fiscal Year 2022 Friday, December 4, 2020 - This funding opportunity solicits proposals to establish a multidisciplinary research center for extreme-radio-frequency electronics (x-RF electronics) based on ultra-wide bandgap (UWBG) semiconductors and related emerging materials.
Limited Submission: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Friday, December 4, 2020 - This program provides awards to institutions to fund scholarships and to advance the adaptation, implementation, and study of effective evidence-based curricular and co-curricular activities that support recruitment, retention, transfer (if appropriate), student success, academic/career pathways, and graduation in STEM.
Limited Submission: Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (R25 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, December 4, 2020 - This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on courses for skills development and research experiences.
Limited Submission: Grants for Arts Projects Friday, December 4, 2020 - Grants for Arts Projects is the National Endowment for the Arts’ principal grants program for organizations based in the United States.
NIH: Analytical Validation of a Candidate Biomarker for Neurological or Neuromuscular Disorders (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, November 20, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to enable analytical validation of strong candidate biomarkers for neurological diseases and conditions.
USDA: Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Pre-Applications Friday, November 20, 2020 - The purpose of the SCRI program is to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry.
DoD: Department of Army Center for Synthetic Biology Friday, November 20, 2020 - The main objective of this program is to promote discovery and innovation that enable the rapid and effective exploration and validation of novel synthetic biology systems.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Advancing Public Health Research in Kenya Thursday, November 19, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to conduct and/or facilitate CDC-initiated epidemiologic studies and surveillance, clinical research, clinical trials, laboratory, and operations research on infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, and environmental health in Kenya.
NSF: Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) Thursday, November 19, 2020 - This program invests in coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure improvements, innovation, integration, and engineering for science applications and distributed research projects.
NSF: Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education (V&C) Friday, November 13, 2020 - This program seeks to support projects that evaluate a combination of factors such as the awareness, acceptance, adoption, and adaptation of V&C principles and outcomes.
NSF: Mid-Career Advancement (MCA) Friday, November 13, 2020 - An opportunity for scientists and engineers at the Associate Professor rank to substantively enhance and advance their research program through synergistic and mutually beneficial partnerships.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: NEA Big Read Friday, November 13, 2020 - The NEA Big Read annually provides support to selected nonprofit organizations to host dynamic community-wide reading programs.
Limited Submission: ORAU Events Sponsorship Program Friday, November 13, 2020 - Provides funding to support events that involves participants from more than one ORAU member institution, including students.
Limited Submission: Conducting Research to Inform Pandemic Response and Recovery of Emergency-Affected Populations by Determining Public Health Needs, Improving Methods, and Integrating Services to Mitigate Morbidity and Mortality Friday, November 13, 2020 - The purpose of this NOFO is to understand the needs of emergency-affected and displaced populations and estimate morbidity and mortality in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
FY2022 Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - The Office of Research announces the FY2022 cycle for the Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences: Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering. The deadline for proposal submission is Monday, March 1, 2021. Successful grants will start July 1, 2021 (FY22).