Author: Robert Mills

Funding Opportunities | USDA NIFA, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Sponsor: USDA: NIFA Title Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems; USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006553 Website: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/afri-sustainable-agricultural-systems-competitive-grants-program Proposal Type: LOI Deadline: June 27, 2018 (full application due October 10, 2018) Funding range: up to $10,000,000 Topics: The purpose is to focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system within the … Continue reading Funding Opportunities | USDA NIFA, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Funding Opportunities | NASA Centennial Challenges Program: Carbon Dioxide Conversion Challenge

Sponsor: NASA Title Centennial Challenges Program: Carbon Dioxide Conversion Challenge; NNM18ZST005L Website: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/fcb0aa21ce95e9bdbf05e86aede585e6 Proposal Type: RFI (Request for Information) Deadline: May 28, 2018 (10:59PM Central) Funding range: n/a Topics: The Challenge seeks to develop novel synthesis technologies that use carbon dioxide (CO2) as the sole carbon source to generate molecules that can be used to … Continue reading Funding Opportunities | NASA Centennial Challenges Program: Carbon Dioxide Conversion Challenge

Opportunity | Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunity: “Green Talents”

Sponsor: The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research Title Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunity: “Green Talents” Website: http://www.greentalents.de/ Proposal Type: Questionnaire; letter of recommendation and additional documentation required Deadline: May 23, 2018 (2PM German CEST/7AM CDT) Funding range: n/a; Funding to attend 2-week German Science Forum and opportunity to conduct research at a … Continue reading Opportunity | Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunity: “Green Talents”

Funding Opportunities | Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP)

Sponsor: Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) Title 2018 RFP to fund SNAPP ‘Science to Solutions Teams’ Website: https://snappartnership.net/get-involved/our-open-calls-for-proposals/ Proposal Type: Full Proposal Deadline: June 6, 2018 (5PM Pacific Time) Funding range: $150,000 – $250,000 Topics: Your group should include a trans-disciplinary mix of 12-18 individual experts (and up to 2 postdocs) – scientists … Continue reading Funding Opportunities | Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP)

Iowa State Researchers Brainstorm on New Carbon Economy

More than 20 researchers and faculty members from Iowa State University met in April 2018 to discuss ideas for the university’s involvement in the New Carbon Economy Consortium (NCEC). The NCEC involves a number of research institutions in addition to Iowa State and has the goal of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and converting … Continue reading Iowa State Researchers Brainstorm on New Carbon Economy



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