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NSF to fund $12M for first ‘designing materials’ DMREF awards in support of MGI

By / October 12, 2012

In support of the federal Materials Genome Initiative, the NSF has just announced the first projects to receive funding awards under a new “materials by design” initiative, which goes by the formal name of Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future. The agency says these initial DMREF awards total $12 million and are earmarked for…

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White House convenes Materials Genome workshop; wave of new MGI initiatives announced

By / May 18, 2012

National Nanotechnology Initiative’s schematic representation of knowledge/data flow in Materials Genome-type communities. Credit: NNI. The White House held a special Materials Genome Initiative workshop this week that involved about 170 representatives of industry, academia, national labs and government, and the event served as a background for several significant new announcements related to the MGI. A post…

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