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  1. EA7: Education & Training for the Emerging Fourth Sector Eco-system

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Numerous studies point to an increasing demand among majority of people, in various capacities, to align their economic choices with their values. This need to fundamentally upgrade our outdated and unsustainable economic systems to meet today’s challenges has led to number of pioneering efforts that are disrupting the boundaries that separate the traditional public, private, and social sect ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  2. EA8: Topical Education of Citizens

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Our civilization has reached a point where information about many complex and critical topics is generated at a rate faster than human capacity to assimilate it through a reflective approach that is clear, and openminded. As a result, polarization of views is becoming more common when confronted with significant societal problems, including those involving science and technology, causing dysfuncti ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  3. EW: Electronic Hardware, Robotics and Wireless Technologies

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Electronic Hardware, Robotics and Wireless Technologies (EW)  Sensors (SE)  Recent technological advancements in materials science and bioengineered systems have made inexpensive, powerful, and ubiquitous sensing a reality. Examples range from truly smart airframes and self-evaluating buildings and infrastructure for natural hazard mitigation to large-scale weather forecasting, self-or ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  4. EP1: Energy Harvesting, Storage and Management

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Proposals are solicited in the areas of electronic systems for portable energy sources for mobile technologies and off-grid type applications, including new energy sources. Proposals in the areas of power management systems for energy scavenging/harvesting and compact energy conversion systems, conversion from renewable resources, interface devices between batteries and super-capacitors as well as ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  5. EP2: Smart Grids, Infrastructure, and Power Management

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Proposals that address innovations in new technologies that support smart infrastructures (such as materials, sensors, devices, and control systems) to ensure efficient and sustainable energy transmission, distribution, monitoring, and management for micro grids, integration of diverse energy sources, and selfhealing networks are sought. Innovations in the areas of (but not limited to) novel volta ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  6. MT: Micro-electronics Packaging, Thermal Management & Systems Integration

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Proposals are solicited on more efficient means of integrating semiconductor components and devices into systems. The growth in chip density, coupled with the demand for high performance, small size, light weight, and affordable reliability has placed enormous pressure on interconnect technology and packaging at all levels. Innovations include (but not limited to) improved techniques for interconn ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  7. RH1: Human-Machine Interfaces and Control/Architecture

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Automated setup and personalization; self-learning machine interfaces; distributed sensor fusion of active sensors; passive environment sensing; emergent pattern detection algorithms; probabilistic algorithms; virtual design and prototyping; touch and force feedback; programmable manipulators; and automated vehicle navigation systems are of interest. Proposals addressing additional areas such as v ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  8. RH2: Robotic Applications

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Proposals addressing robot intelligence and experiential learning, particularly those in the areas of highperformance processors/hardware to provide situational awareness, and improved artificial intelligence, are welcome. Innovations in voice, obstacle and image recognition, emotional response, and eye-hand coordination are encouraged. Proposals describing projects that borrow features from other ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  9. RH3: Robotics in Agile Manufacturing, and Co-Robots

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Proposals that address next-generation automation, the flexible and rapid reconfiguration of assembly lines allowing mass customization, the use of advanced control, scheduling, modularization, and decentralization with agile, mobile robotic systems that can enable the cost-effective manufacture of small lot-size products, and on-demand parts manufacturing are sought. Innovations in the developmen ...

    STTR National Science Foundation
  10. RH4: Human Assistive Technologies and Bio-related Robotics

    Release Date: 03-14-2018Open Date: 03-14-2018Due Date: 07-10-2018Close Date: 07-10-2018

    Proposals to support the physical and educational needs of individuals with disabilities - e.g. vision, hearing, cognitive, motor related - are sought. Robotic applications in healthcare (tele-robotics, robotic prosthesis, robot-assisted rehab, miniature robotics, high-throughput technologies - imaging, screening of drugs, surgical procedures) are appropriate. Medical devices that provide new capa ...

    STTR National Science Foundation

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