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Materials research and research centers get leg up from NSF funding

By Jessica McMathis / March 2, 2015

Thanks to a multi-million-dollar infusion of funding from the National Science Foundation, materials and materials research centers are having one of their best months ever.

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Budget update: NSF presents 2015 request, unveils strategic plan

By Jessica McMathis / March 17, 2014

The National Science Foundation has formally presented a $7.3-billion budget request to Congress that “supports investments in fundamental research across all scientific disciplines, engineering and education that continue to enhance our national economy, security and quality of life.”

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SBIR, STTR in jeopardy

By / December 16, 2009

In a new story on Nature’s website, Karl Thiel reports that the reauthorization of the Small Business Innovative Research program is in trouble because of a disagreement about the role of venture capital firms. The legal authorization for the SBIR and its cousin, the Small Business Technology Transfer Program, lapsed in September 2008. They have…

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