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Deadline: SD EPSCoR RII Track 1 Seed Grant Applications

SD EPSCoR currently solicits Seed Grant proposals from researchers at the NSF EPSCoR Track-1 partner institutions. A total of $200,000 is available in project year 3. High-impact proposals supporting NSF EPSCoR Track-1 goals and objectives are solicited. Research proposals supporting transformative solutions or innovative uses of 2D materials and biofilms are solicited as well as innovative STEM education, outreach, and diversity activities. It is anticipated that at least 4 awards for up to 12-months, October 1, 2021-September 30, 2022, will be made. Deadline is 5 p.m. (MDT), Friday, July 30, 2021. Applicants must collaborate with a current Track-1 researcher on an application.

Proposals for high-risk, high reward biofilm research at the intersection of biofilms, 2D materials and big data are solicited. Seed Grant funds are intended to:

  1. support innovative activities that will result in submission of proposals to federal agencies or private organizations, and
  2. allow individuals not currently supported by Track-1 funding to become involved in the Track-1 activities.