Research: Funding Opportunities

Biosensing

TOPIC: The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for transformative fundamental investigations of original technologies with broad long-term impact and applications that require novel use of bio-inspired engineering principles and sophisticated devices to meet the engineering and technology needs of the nation. The program focuses on research to monitor, identify, and/or quantify biological phenomena, and will support potential technological breakthroughs that exist at the intersection of engineering, life sciences, and information technology. Projects must advance both engineering and life sciences.

DEADLINE: The full proposal windows are February 1 to March 3, and August 15 to September 15.

FUNDS: Recent awards have ranged from $7,600 to $405,000.

ELIGIBILITY: NSF welcomes proposals on behalf of all qualified scientists, engineers and educators.

PROGRAM LINK: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503353