Funding Opportunity: Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2021
|Sponsor:||NSF, DOE, & National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)|
|Title:||Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2021 (EFRI-2021), NSF 20-614|
|Deadline:||LOI (required) due: December 09, 2020|
|Pre-Proposal (required) due: January 05, 2021|
|Full Proposal (required) due: April 19, 2021|
|Funding range:||Up to $2,000,000 covering a 4-year period of performance.|
|Topics:||At minimum, 1 PI and 2 Co-PIs will participate. Interdisciplinary research encouraged, particularly for E3P applications. At minimum, 1 tenure or tenure-track PI must hold a faculty appointment within a College of Engineering. Topics are as follows…
Topic 1: Distributed Chemical Manufacturing (DCheM): Applicants must address Research Thrust 1 and at least one of Thrusts 2 and 3:
Research Thrust 1: Fundamental Chemical and Physical Transformations of Matter.
Topic 2: Engineering the Elimination of End-of-Life Plastics (E3P): Applicants must address at least two of the three research thrusts below:
Research Thrust 1: Depolymerization of plastic materials.