June 2013
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Program: Senior Scientist Mentor Program Agency: Dreyfus Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 11, 2013 Supports emeritus faculty (on or before October 2013) who maintain active research programs with undergraduates in the chemical sciences. Provides awards of $20,000 over two years, intended mostly for undergraduate stipends, may also provide modest research support. Ideally, the research will be conducted during the summer months, although the undergraduates may also work during the academic year. See http://www.dreyfus.org/awards/senior_scientist_mentor.shtml for details. Email: programs@dreyfus.org CFDA Number: Contact: Mark Cardillo, Executive Director 555 Madison Avenue 20th Floor New York, NY 10022 212/753-1760 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research Grant Program Agency: Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc. Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 (tentative) Supports research objectives for rendered by- products that should be directed toward solving a significant problem, improving product safety/quality, chemical or biological modifications to increase value or nutritional studies to improve their utilization in animal diets. Work focused in aquaculture, swine, and poultry nutrition especially gaps in the current knowledge necessary for diet formulators. Approximately five awards per year of about $45,000 each are available. See http://www.fprf.org/ for details when posted. Email: dmeeker@nationalrenderers.com CFDA Number:N/A Contact: David Meeker, Director of Research Research Office 801 North Fairfax Street, Suite 205 Alexandria, VA 22314 703/683-2633 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research Opportunities in Aeronautics Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Next Deadline: Aug 01, 2013 Program supports aeronautics research that establishes a milestone-based approach to research that enables near-term results while focusing on long-term, cutting edge research, and ensures long- term, stable, strategic investment in aeronautics research to benefit both civilian and military applications. Solicitation to be updated throughout the year. See http://tinyurl.com/8xg9e8n for details. Email: NASA-roa@nasa.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Tony Strazisar, Senior Technical Advisor NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Branch, Code210.H Greenbelt, MD 20771 216/433-5881 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Keck Observatory Guest Observer Program Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Next Deadline: Sep 2013 (tentative) Supports requests for strategic use of the NASA allocation for telescope observing time at the W.M. Keck Observatory in HI. Observations should support NASA's high priority, long term science goal disciplines, from exoplanets and solar system topics to galactic and extragalactic topics, including detection of extrasolar planets; origin and nature of planetary systems; and investigations of the solar system. New instrumentation also available on a time-swap basis, including Gemini-N, Gemini-S, and Subaru instruments. See http://tiny.cc/q0370 for updates expected in late June. Email: dawn@ipac.caltech.edu CFDA Number: Contact: Dawn Gelino, NASA Keck Time Administration Office of Space Science 300 E Street, SW Washington, DC 20546-0001 626/395-1845 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 16, 2013 Supports technology transfer by providing mentoring and additional funding to NSF-funded researchers to accelerate innovation that can attract subsequent third-party funding. Written approval is required prior to submission. Purpose is to give the project team access to resources to help determine the readiness to transition technology developed by previously-funded or currently-funded NSF projects. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504672 and http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504806 for I-Corps Node (deadline: 4/18/14) Email: earkilic@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Errol Arkilic, I-Corps Program Director 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-8095 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 30, 2013 Supports cybersecurity research. Small projects up to $500,000 in total budget, for three years (due 12/15 annually FY 14 and beyond); Medium projects: $500,001 to $1,200,000 in total budget for four years (9/30 annually); Frontier projects: $1,200,001 to $10,000,000 in total budget for five years (next solicitation is 11/17/14); and Cybersecurity education projects: $3000k for two years (12/15 annually FY 14 and beyond). See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504709 for details. Email: satc@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Jeremy Epstein, Program Director 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-8338 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Water Sustainability and Climate (WSC) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 10, 2013 NSF and USDA support place-based research and the development of integrative models to understand and predict the interactions between the water system and climate change, land use, the built environment, and ecosystem function and services. Observations at specific sites in combination with models that allow for spatial and temporal extrapolation to other regions are especially encouraged. Proposal deadline is 9/10/13. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503452 for details and USDA contact. Email: ttorgers@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Thomas Torgerson, Program Director 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-4738 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Aug 13, 2013 Supports new approaches to the analysis and dissemination of biological knowledge for the benefit of both the scientific community and the broader public. Especially interested in the development of informatics tools and resources that have the potential to advance, or transform, research in biology supported by BIO. Beginning in FY 13, deadline will be the second Tuesday in August. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5444 for details. E-mail: dbiabi@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Peter McCartney, Program Director Biological Sciences Directorate 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 702/292-8470 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 2013 (tentative) **Tentative** EHR and MPS support three types of projects: AGEP-Transformation, AGEP-Knowledge Adoption and Translation and AGEP-Broadening Participation Research in STEM Education. Program represents an expansion to include strategic investments in the development and study of new models for STEM graduate education, postdoctoral training and academic STEM career preparation to eliminate or mitigate negative factors and promote positive practices for underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities. FY 13 details are tentative; expect an early Fall deadline. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5474 Email: jdearo@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Jessie DeAro, Program Director Directorate for Ed & Human Resources 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22203 703/292-5350 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Biomedical Engineering (BME) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports fundamental, transformative, and discovery research applied to biological systems. The long- term impact of the projects can be related to disease diagnosis and/or treatment, improved health care delivery, or product development. Projects must advance both engineering and biomedical sciences. Two research themes are supported: neural engineering and cellular biomechanics. Proposal window: 8/15-9/17 annually. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=501023 for details. Email: kye@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Kaiming Ye, Program Director Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-2161 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Biophotonics Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports innovative photonic research for applications in human health. Developing molecularly specific sensing (molecular photonics), imaging, and monitoring systems with high sensitivity and resolution would be an enormous accomplishment with powerful applications to both biology and medicine. Eligible topics are Low Coherence Sensing at the Nanoscale; Macromolecule Markers; Optogenetics; Micro- and Nano-photonic; and Neurophotonics. Proposal window: 8/15-9/17 annually. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=501025 for details. Email: lesterow@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Leon Esterowitz, Program Director Engineering Directorate 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7942 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Biotechnology, Biochemical, and Biomass Engineering (BBBE) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports research on problems involved in the processing and manufacturing of products of economic importance through use of renewable resources of biological origin and genomic and proteomic bioinformatics. Emphasis is on basic engineering and biological research contributing to understanding of cellular and biomolecular processes (in vivo, in vitro, and/or ex vivo) and to the development of generic enabling technology and practical application. Proposal window is 8/15- 9/17. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=501024 for details. Email: fsrienc@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Friedrich Srienc, Program Director Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7029 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Catalysis and Biocatalysis Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports fundamental and applied, multidisciplinary research on the catalysis of chemical reactions with products including molecules used for fuels, energy sources, feedstocks, fine chemicals, bulk chemicals and specialized materials. Heightened interest be given to proposals relating to processes and catalysts for conversions of biomass to fuels and chemicals, for development of renewable energy sources and for transition to green or environmentally benign products and processes. Proposal window is 8/15-9/17. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13360 for details. Email: gantos@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: George Antos, Program Director Engineering Directorate 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-4997 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Chemical and Biological Separations (CBS) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports fundamental research on novel methods and materials for separation processes for application in the chemical, biochemical, materials, energy, and pharmaceutical industries. Research topics of particular interest are nanostructured materials for separations, biorenewable resource separation processes, purification of drinking water, field (flow, magnetic, electrical) induced separations, separation of molecular constituents from blood . Proposal window is 8/15-9/17. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13363 for details. Email: gprentic@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Geoffrey Prentice, Program Director Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7031 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: General and Age-Related Disabilities Engineering (GARDE) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports research leading to development of new technologies, devices, or software for persons with disabilities. Research may be directed at the characterization, restoration, and substitution of human functional ability or cognition, or to the interaction of persons with disabilities and their environment. Areas of particular interest are disability-related research in neuroscience/neuroengineering and rehabilitation robotics. Undergraduate Engineering Design Projects are also supported. Annual proposal window: 8/15- 9/17. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=501021 for details. Email: tconway@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Ted Conway, Program Officer Engineering Directorate 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7091 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Interfacial Processes and Thermodynamics Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports fundamental research in engineering areas related to interfacial phenomena, mass transport phenomena, and molecular thermodynamics. Current emphasis is on molecular engineering approaches at interfaces, especially as applied to the nano- processing of soft materials. Molecules at interfaces with functional interfacial properties are of special interest and have uses in many new technologies, based on nano-fabrication. Proposal window is 8/15-9/17. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13362 for details. Email: echang@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Eddie Chang, Program Director Directorate for Engineering 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-4826 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Nano-Biosensing Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports innovative investigations of problems with long-term impact and applications that require novel use of bio-inspired engineering principles and sophisticated devices. Program targets research in monitoring, identifying, and/or quantifying biological phenomena and supports potential technological breakthroughs that exist at the intersection of engineering, life science, and information technology. Projects must advance both engineering and life sciences. Proposal window is between 8/15 and 9/17. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503353 for details. E-mail: asimonia@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Alex Simonian, Program Director Engineering Directorate 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-4826 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Process and Reaction Engineering Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 17, 2013 Supports research on chemical reactions; chemical and biochemical phenomena occurring at or near solid surfaces; chemical processes with engineering significance or commercial potential; design and optimization of complex chemical and biochemical processes; dynamic modeling and control of process systems and individual process units; reactive processing of polymers, ceramics, and thin films; and interactions between chemical reactions and transport processes. Proposal window is 8/15-9/17. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13361 for details. Email: mburka@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Maria Burka, Program Director Engineering Directorate 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7030 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research in Engineering Education Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 19, 2013 Supports research on diversifying pathways to and through engineering degree programs; understanding how to increase the diffusion and impact of engineering education research; understanding engineering education in broader, organizing frameworks such as innovation, globalization, complex engineered systems, to increase understanding of how engineering students learn and discover. Annual proposal deadlines are the fourth Thursday in January and the third Thursday in September. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503584 for details. Email: driley@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Donna M. Riley, Program Director Engineering Education Centers 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7107 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 27, 2013 Develops long-term research partnerships among industry, academe, and government. Centers are catalyzed by small NSF investment and industry center members, with NSF taking a supporting role in project development and evolution. LOIs required 1/7/13 and 6/28/13 for planning grants. Full proposals due 3/5/13 and 9/27/13 for full centers. Limited Submission: One Phase II and one Phase III application per institution; no limit on multi- institution applications. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5501 for details. Email: rdasgupt@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Babu DasGupta, Program Manager 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 Arlington, VA 703/292-8353 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Cooperative Studies of Earth's Deep Interior (CSEDI) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 23, 2013 (target date) Supports basic research on the character and dynamics of Earth's mantle and core, their influence on the evolution of Earth as a whole, and processes operating within the deep interior that affect/are expressed on Earth's surface. Projects may employ any combination of field, laboratory, and computational studies with observational, theoretical, or experimental approaches. Multidisciplinary work is required. Full proposal target date is the fourth Monday in September annually. See website for details. Email: rreichli@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.050 Contact: Robin Reichlin, Program Director Earth Sciences Division 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-8556 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Focused Research Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (FRG) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 20, 2013 Supports projects for which collective group effort is needed to respond to scientific needs of pressing importance, to take advantage of current scientific opportunities, or to prepare the ground for anticipated significant scientific developments in mathematical sciences. Groups may include, in addition to mathematical scientists, researchers from other science and engineering disciplines appropriate to the proposed research. Proposals due third Friday in September annually. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5671 for details. Email: tbartosz@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Tomek Bartoszynski, Program Director Division of Mathematical Sciences 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/ 292-4885 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Division of Chemistry Unsolicited Proposals Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 30, 2013 Supports unsolicited proposals in all traditional areas of chemistry and multidisciplinary fields drawing on the chemical sciences & enable basic research & education. Modes of support include single/multi-investigator awards, shared instrumentation funding, instrumentation development, and educational projects that leverage the division's research investments to build research capacity. Projects that build infrastructure and partnerships that advance chemical sciences are also supported. Annual submission windows are 9/1/-9/30 and 10/1-10/31 depending on individual programs within the Division of Chemistry. See http://tiny.cc/ir35aw for details. E-mail: mplatz@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.049 Contact: Matthew Platz, Division Director Chemistry Division 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-2665 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Science of Science & Innovation Policy (SciSIP) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 09, 2013 Supports research to advance the scientific basis of science and innovation policy by developing, improving, and expanding models, analytical tools, data, and metrics that can be applied in the science policy decision making process. The program invites participation of researchers from all of the social, behavioral and economic sciences as well as those working in domain-specific applications such as chemistry, biology, physics or nanotechnology. Annual deadline is September 9. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=501084 for details. E-mail: dcroson@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: David Croson, Program Director Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7369 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 05, 2013 Supports research on geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on Earth's surface. Projects must enhance geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, and methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns. Annual deadline date for research proposals is first Thursday in September. Annual deadline dates for Dissertation Improvement proposals are the second Thursday in February and October. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503621 for details. Email: tbaerwal@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.051 Contact: Thomas Baerwald, Program Director Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Division 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7301 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Science of Organizations (SoO) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 03, 2013 (target date) Supports basic research yielding a scientific evidence base for improving the design, development, deployment, management and effectiveness of organizations of all kinds. Research may involve organizational theory, behavior, sociology or economics, business policy and strategy, communication sciences, entrepreneurship, human resource management, information sciences, managerial and organizational cognition, operations management, public administration, social or industrial psychology, and technology and innovation management. Target dates are 2/2 and 9/3 annually. See http://tinyurl.com/7o53xq3 for details. Email: qroberso@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.075 Contact: Quinetta Roberson, Program Director Social and Economic Sciences Division 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-7308 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Food and Agriculture Sciences National Needs Fellowships Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: Aug 2013 (tentative) Supports studentsí training and completion of masterís and/or doctoral degree programs in identified national need areas within the food and agriculture sciences. Students should propose projects in one of these areas: animal and plant production; forest resources; agricultural educators and communicators; agricultural management and economics; food science and human nutrition; agricultural biosecurity; and biosciences for sustainable food and agricultural systems. In FY 13, $3.24 million was available. FY 14 announcement expected in July with August deadline. Email: rali@nifa.usda.gov See website for updates. CFDA Number:10.210 Contact: Ray Ali, National Program Leader National Institute of Food and Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250-2251 202/720-2727 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: IREECG: National Integrated Water Quality Program Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: Jul 10, 2013 Supports the improvement of the quality of our nation's surface water and groundwater resources through research, education and extension activities. Projects funded through this program will work to solve water resource problems by advancing and disseminating the knowledge base available to agricultural, rural and urbanizing communities. Funded projects should lead to science- based decision making and management practices. See http://www.nifa.usda.gov/fo/waterqualityicgp.cfm for details. Email: jdobrowolski@nifa.usda.gov CFDA Number:10.303 Contact: James P Dobrowolski, National Program Leader National Institute of Food and Agriculture 800 9th St., SW Washington, DC 20024 202/401-5016 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD) Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: Sep 16, 2013 BARD is a competitive funding program for mutually beneficial, mission-oriented, strategic and applied research of agricultural problems, jointly conducted by American and Israeli scientists. Most BARD projects focus on increasing agricultural productivity, particularly in hot and dry climates, and emphasize plant and animal health, food quality and safety, and environmental issues. Program offers fellowships for postdoctoral research, senior research scientists and graduate students and also supports international workshops. See http://www.bard-isus.com/ for details. Email: bard@bard-isus.com CFDA Number:10.961 Contact: Lynn Gipe, Assistant Administrator BARD Liaison Office 5601 Sunnyside Avenue Beltsville, MD 20705-5134 301/504-4584 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Risk Management Education and Outreach Partnerships Program Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: Jul 22, 2013 Supports the delivery of crop insurance education and risk management training to U.S. agricultural producers to assist them in identifying and managing production, marketing, legal, financial and human risk. Risk Management Education in Targeted States program also available. See http://www.rma.usda.gov/aboutrma/agreements/ for details. Email: Lydia.Astorga@rma.usda.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Lydia Astorga, Outreach Specialist Risk Management Agency 1400 Independence Avenue, SW. Washington, DC 20250 202/720-0779 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Economic Development Assistance Programs Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce Next Deadline: Sep 13, 2013 Offers two programs under two CFDA numbers: Economic Development Assistance Program (11.307) provides a wide range of construction and non- construction assistance (including public works, technical assistance, economic recovery strategies, and revolving loan fund projects) in regions experiencing severe economic dislocations. Public Works and Economic Development Facilities Program (11.300) supports construction/rehabilitation of public infrastructure and facilities to help communities leverage resources/strengths to create jobs, drive innovation, and ensure resilient economies. Contacts vary by region. See http://www.eda.gov/ffo.htm CFDA Number:11.307 Contact: See notice for regional contacts, Economic Development Administration 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20230 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce Next Deadline: Jul 15, 2013 Supports academia for projects involving applied hurricane science and/or hurricane modeling that demonstrates potential to transition into operational hurricane systems with the goal of improving operational hurricane guidance. Approximately $2.5 million is available to support 5 to 15 awards. LOIs are due 6/20/13 but are not required. See Events and Announcements section of the website for details. Email: Daniel.Melendez@noaa.gov CFDA Number:11.468 Contact: Daniel Melendez, Program Officer (ext. 181) 1325 East-West Highway Silver Spring, MD 20910 Silver Spring, MD 20910 301/713-3557 x 181 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Minerva Research Initiative (MRI) Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Sep 2013 (tentative) MRI seeks to address future challenges and build bridges between the department and the social science community. Minerva will bring together universities, research institutions, and individual scholars and support multidisciplinary and cross- institutional projects. Topic areas include: Belief Formation and Movements for Change; Models of Societal Resilience and Change; Theories of Power and Deterrence. Deadline refers to required white papers. FY 14 FOA expected this summer with similar deadline. See http://minerva.dtic.mil/ for details. Email: Erin.Fitzgerald.CTR@osd.mil CFDA Number: Contact: Erin Fitzgerald, Program Manager Office of the Secretary of Defense Washington, DC 20301-1400 Washington, DC 20301-1400 703/588-1481 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research and Educational Program for HBCUs and MSIs Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Jul 26, 2013 Supports innovative approaches to research and education that will have an impact on curricula at all levels from pre-college to postgraduate and contribute to the education of a diverse and capable workforce in STEM areas that are important to the DOD mission. Eligibility is limited to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and other minority-serving institutions (MSI). Partnering opportunities may exist for other types of institutions. See http://www.arl.army.mil/www/default.cfm?Action=6&Page=8 for updates. Email: Evelyn.Kent@osd.mil CFDA Number:12.630 Contact: Evelyn Kent, Army Research Office Army Research Office ATTN: AMSRD-ARL-RO-MO, PO BOX 12211 Resrch Triangle Park, NC 27709 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: DARPA: Defense Sciences Office Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Jul 23, 2013 Program supports advanced research and development in a variety of enabling technical areas focused on fundamental science and innovation for National Defense. Programs include: Defense Sciences Research and Technology (deadline 5/22/14); Methods for Explosive Detection at Standoff (MEDS) (10/15/13); and Rapid Threat Assessment (7/23/13). See website for details. CFDA Number: Contact: Contacts Vary Defense Advancd Resrch Projects Agency Arlington, VA 22203-1714 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: NGA University Research Initiative (NURI) Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Sep 30, 2013 Supports basic research proposals in geospatial intelligence disciplines from U.S. academic institutions. Topics provide the scientific basis for advanced and applied research in GI core disciplines. Up to 10 proposals are competitively selected for three-year research grants. Institutions encouraged to involve graduate students. White papers strongly encouraged by 4/30; proposals may be submitted until 9/30. See http://tinyurl.com/7boajba for details. Email: NARPPO@nga.mil CFDA Number: Contact: Taylor Cavanagh, Program Officer National Geospatial -Intelligence Agency Bethesda, MD 20816 571/557-0628 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: ONR: Long Range Broad Agency Announcement Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Sep 30, 2013 The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving basic research, applied research, or advanced technology/development proposals for Long- Range Science and Technology Projects which offer potential for advancement and improvement of Navy and Marine Corps operations. See website for details. Email: Craig.Huges@navy.mil CFDA Number: Contact: Craig Huges, Program Officer One Liberty Center 875 North Randolph Street Arlington, VA 20375-5320 703/696-3039 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: STEM for K-12 and Institutions of Higher Education Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Sep 30, 2013 Supports projects that foster an interest in, knowledge of, and study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to ensure an educated and well-prepared workforce, which meets the naval and national competitive needs. Approximately $10 million is available. See http://tinyurl.com/23rc3lm for details. Email: kam.ng1@navy.mil CFDA Number: Contact: Kam Ng, Program Officer 875 North Randolph Street Suite 1410 Arlington, VA 22203-1995 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Sep 24, 2013 Program funds early-stage R&D at small technology companies and is designed to stimulate technological innovation; increase private sector commercialization of federal R&D; increase small business participation in federally funded R&D; and foster participation by minority and disadvantaged firms in technological innovation. GRC lists deadlines one day before due date because proposals due by 6AM EST. Deadlines refer to Army, Navy, and Air Force SBIR solicitations. See http://www.zyn.com/sbir/scomp.htm or http://www.dodsbir.net/solicitation/default.htm for DOD details when posted. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: SBIR/STTR Help Desk Defense Supply Service-Washington 5200 Army Pentagon, Room 1D245 Washington, DC 20310-5200 866/724-7457 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Sep 24, 2013 Supports early-stage research and development conducted by small companies working cooperatively with academic and other researchers, who must be responsible for at least 30 percent of the project. Six DoD components participate: Army, Navy, Air Force, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, and Office of the Secretary. Air Force and Army solicitations do not require Phase I award before applying to Phase II solicitation. See http://www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/sbir/sb/schedule.shtml for details. Email: SBIRHelp@brtrc.com CFDA Number:N/A Contact: SBIR/STTR Help Desk Defense Technical Information Center 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 0944 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-6218 866/724-7457 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Fuel Cell Technologies Program Agency: U.S. Department of Energy Next Deadline: Aug 2013 (tentative) Supports a comprehensive portfolio of activities that address the full range of barriers facing the development and deployment of hydrogen and fuel cells with the ultimate goals of decreasing U.S. dependence on oil, reducing carbon emissions, and enabling clean, reliable power generation. Offers opportunities in several program areas. Agency says FY 13 FOA expected in mid June with a 60 day application period. See website for updates. Email: Sunita.Satyapal@ee.doe.gov CFDA Number:81.087 Contact: Sunita Satyapal, Program Manager Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 202/586-2336 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Agency: U.S. Department of Energy Next Deadline: Sep 03, 2013 Supports small business-led research and development to drive private sector technology commercialization. Several topics available with required LOIs. A single topic and sub-topic must be selected. New topics available again in October. Eligibility is limited to small businesses; partnering opportunities exist for colleges and universities. Deadlines refer to required LOIs for Phase I. See http://science.energy.gov/sbir/funding-opportunities/ for details. Email: sbir_sttr@science.doe.gov CFDA Number:81.049 Contact: Carl Hebron, Program Manager SBIR/STTR Program, ER-32 19901 Germantown Road Germantown, MD 20874-1290 301/903-5707 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Agency: U.S. Department of Energy Next Deadline: Sep 03, 2013 Supports small business-led research and development to drive private sector technology commercialization. Under STTR (unlike SBIR), a single college, university, or other research institution must perform 30% of the work. Several topics available. Deadline refers to required LOIs. A single topic and sub-topic must be selected. New topics available again in October. All deadlines refer to Phase I. See http://science.energy.gov/sbir/funding-opportunities/ for details. Email: sbir_sttr@science.doe.gov CFDA Number:81.049 Contact: Carl Hebron, Program Manager SBIR/STTR Program, ER-32 19901 Germantown Road Germantown, MD 20874-1290 301/903-5707 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Office of Science Financial Assistance Program Agency: U.S. Department of Energy Next Deadline: Sep 30, 2013 Supports basic and applied research related to energy workforce development for teachers and scientists and 47 technical topics identified by the Office of Science's six scientific program offices: Advanced Scientific Computing, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics. This annual solicitation is issued at the start of each fiscal year (10/1). Submit proposals as early as possible to ensure full consideration. See http://www.science.doe.gov/grants for details. Contacts vary by program and technical topic area. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Contact Vary Office of Science 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Next Deadline: Jul 17, 2013 Supports research by small businesses and their partners focusing on five general areas: Safe and Sustainable Water Resources; Innovation in Manufacturing; Waste; Air Quality; Homeland Security. EPA issues annual solicitations for Phase I and Phase II research proposals from science and technology-based firms. Colleges and universities may provide consulting or subcontracting services. EPA fact sheet lists a 7/17/13 deadline. See http://epa.gov/ncer/sbir/ for updates. Email: richards.april@epa.gov CFDA Number:N/A Contact: April Richards, Contract Specialist RTP Procurement Operations 4930 Old Page Road Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 703/347-8103 ----------------------------------------------------