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NSF- Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program

Program:  The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program stimulates technological innovation in the private sector by strengthening the role of small business concerns in meeting Federal research and development needs, increasing the commercial application of federally supported research results, and fostering and encouraging participation by socially and economically disadvantaged and women-owned small businesses.

2013-14 Natural Products Neuroscience Small Grant Program

Center of Biomedical Research Excellence and the Center of Research Excellence in Natural Products Neuroscience--University of Mississippi


Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for Students

Description:   Opportunities to participate in research in a broad range of science and engineering activities related to basic sciences, energy, and the environment.

Discipline(s):   Computer science; earth, environmental, and marine sciences; engineering; life, health, and medical sciences; mathematics; physical sciences.

NIH- Interventions Testing Program (ITP) Application Form for Sponsors of Longevity Intervention Proposals

Program:  The National Institute of Aging (NIA) initiated the ITP to evaluate compounds or diets thought to extend longevity in mice by delaying or decelerating the aging process.

The Phase I experimental design has the following features:

NSF- Instrument Development for Biological Research

Program:  The Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR) Program  supports the development, production, and distribution of novel instrumentation that addresses demonstrated needs in biological research in areas supported by NSF Biology programs (see http://www.nsf.gov/bio). These systems would benefit a broad user community through mass distribution of the technology. Interdisciplinary collaborations are strongly encouraged, as are partnerships with U.S.

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program Short Term Projects

Program:  The U.S. Department of Education and the International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) offices upport the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program opportunity.  Under the program, funds will support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies for teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor.  Projects may include short-term seminars, curriculum development, or group research/study.

NSF- Cyberlearning: Transforming Education

Program: Through the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education program, the National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to integrate advances in technology with advances in what is known about how people learn to:

NSF- Education and Human Resources: Core Research (ECR) Program

Program:  The Natoinal Science Foundation (NSF) seeks proposals that will help synthesize, build and/or expand research foundations in the following areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning, STEM learning environments, STEM workforce development, and broadening participation in STEM. The intention is to identify a broad range of vital investments for STEM education and learning research.

AACP Launches a New Website on Research Funding Opportunities

AACP (The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy)  launches  a new web page on their site that provides many links for faculty members to directly search for funding opportunities and deadlines in chosen research fields. These include federal agencies, non-federal research associations and foundations, and a section of additional funding opportunities that may not be broadly distributed.

DHS S&T SBIR Phase 1 Solicitation

This program aims to fund small businesses to conduct short R&D feasibility studies of potentially commercializable technologies related to any of the homeland security topics listed below. Could lead to Phase 2 funding for further development.

Topics of Interest to DHS S&T for this program:

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