Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs

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Range $10,000 – $1,000,000 depending on the program. The MML Grant Program provides financial assistance to support the conduct of research or a recipients portion of collaborative research in the following fields: materials science and engineering, materials measurement science, biosystems and biomaterials, biomolecular measurements, chemical sciences, and applied chemicals and materials.

Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER)

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The overall goal of the Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) program is to foster the development of innovative cyberinfrastructure (CI) technologies and new means of leveraging existing CI resources to catalyze emerging areas of potentially transformative science and engineering research, including NSF priority areas, national strategic initiatives, and international collaborative research._

Cybermanufacturing Systems

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An opportunity for researchers to pursue research and educational efforts to accelerate the creation of an interoperating, cross-process manufacturing service layer that enables the rapid, bottom-up transformation of access to manufacturing services.

Mathematical Sciences Innovation Incubator (MSII)

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The MSII program from NSF is meant to encourage new research collaborations between mathematical scientists and scientists from other disciplines working in NSF-supported research areas of high national priority. The program facilitates the co-review and co-funding of collaborative research projects by the NSFs Division of the Mathematical Sciences (DMS) by: providing leverage for investments of non-DMS programs that include mathematical scientists; and providing a mechanism to request DMS co-review in interdisciplinary research teams.

Major Research Instrumentation

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The internal deadline was September 29, 2016. Full proposal to NSF deadline is January 11, 2017. The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in our Nation’s institutions of higher education, not-for-profit museums, science centers and scientific/engineering research organizations.

Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI)

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Advancements in data-driven scientific research depend on trustworthy and reliable cyberinfrastructure. Researchers rely on a variety of networked technologies and software tools to achieve their scientific goals. These may include local or remote instruments, wireless sensors, software programs, operating systems, database servers, high-performance computing, large-scale storage, and other critical infrastructure connected by high-speed networking. This complex, distributed, interconnected global cyberinfrastructure ecosystem presents unique cybersecurity challenges. NSF-funded scientific instruments, sensors and equipment are specialized, highly-visible assets that present attractive targets for both unintentional errors and malicious activity; untrustworthy software or a loss of integrity of the data collected by a scientific instrument may mean corrupt, skewed or incomplete results._

Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure

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The overarching goal of this program is to prepare, nurture and grow the national scientific workforce for creating, utilizing, and supporting advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) that enables cutting-edge science and engineering and contributes to the Nation’s overall economic competitiveness and security._ This solicitation calls for developing innovative, scalable training programs to address the emerging needs and unresolved bottlenecks in scientific and engineering workforce development of targeted, multidisciplinary communities, at the postsecondary level and beyond, leading to transformative changes in the state of workforce preparedness for advanced CI in the short and long terms. Webinar slides here https://www.nsf.gov/events/event_summ.jsp?cntn_id=190179&org=CISE