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International Research Funding Alert

October 2021

Title:DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement
Sponsor:Department of State
Deadline:November 15, 2021
Summary:The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support the policy objective to support Internet Freedom. In support of the U.S. International Strategy for Cyberspace, DRL’s goal is to protect the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet by promoting fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free flow of information online through integrated support to civil society for technology, digital safety, policy and advocacy, and applied research programs.
Title:FY2022 Weather Program Office Research Programs
Sponsor:Department of Commerce
Deadline:November 17, 2021
Location:Global, see solicitation for details
Summary:NOAA’s Weather Program Office (WPO; formerly OWAQ, the Office of Weather and Air Quality) is soliciting proposals for weather, atmospheric composition, and earth system modeling and observations research reflecting multiple science objectives spanning time scales from hours to seasons, and from weather and water observations and earth system modeling to fire weather and social, behavioral, and economic science. There will be six grant competitions from this notification valued at approximately $16,500,000 per year as follows: 1) Fire Weather & Atmospheric Composition (FWAC), 2) Climate Testbed (CTB), 3) Weather Testbeds, 4) Joint Technology Transfer Initiative (JTTI), 5) Subseasonal-to-Seasonal (S2S) , and 6) Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment in the United States (VORTEX-USA).
Title:Research Grants
Sponsor:U.S. – Israel Binational Science Foundation
Deadline:November 17, 2021
Location:U.S. & Israel
Summary:This is the main program of the BSF, resulting from an Agreement between the Governments of the United States of America and Israel to promote and support cooperation in science and technology for peaceful purposes on subjects of mutual interest. Applications to the program are made jointly by a US and an Israeli researcher(s). No prior cooperation is required, but the synergy between the PIs must be evident. For the November 2021 deadline, the areas of interest include Biomedical Engineering, Life Science, Psychobiology, and Health Science.
Title:Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Deadline:November 24, 2021
Location:Global, see solicitation for details
Amount:$1,500,000 - $3,000,000
Summary:This program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and social drivers that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. The central theme must be the quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. The intent is discovery of principles of infectious disease transmission and testing mathematical or computational models that elucidate infectious disease systems. Proposals for research on disease systems of public health concern to developing countries are strongly encouraged, as are disease systems of concern in agricultural systems.
Title:Collaborative Research
Sponsor:National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline:December 1st, 2021
Location:Global, see solicitation for details
Summary:The Collaborative Research program aims to advance humanistic knowledge through sustained collaboration between two or more scholars. Collaborators may be drawn from a single institution or several institutions across the United States; up to half of the collaborators may be based outside of the U.S. The program encourages projects that propose diverse approaches to topics, incorporate multiple points of view, and explore new avenues of inquiry in the humanities.
Title:Japan-U.S. Network Opportunity (JUNO)
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Deadline:December 13, 2021
Summary:NSF and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) of Japan have agreed to embark on a collaborative research program to address compelling research challenges associated with programmable networks for next generation core and beyond. This calls for creative and innovative ways of approaching the associated challenges and experimental demonstration and verification on research testbeds where appropriate. This program seeks joint Japanese-US research projects that leverage each nation's expertise and address the following topic areas: Network architectures/In-network intelligence and programmable network functionality; Smart services, applications, and experimentation on research testbeds.
Title:U.S. Consulate General Chennai Public Affairs Section (PAS) Annual Program Statement
Sponsor:U.S. Department of State
Deadline:December 31, 2021
Summary:This funding opportunity seeks to invite project proposals focused on one of four areas: Transformative Technologies, Inclusive Democracy, Indo Pacific Strategy & Cooperation, and Higher Education. This program will support projects proposed by U.S. and Indian organizations that fulfill U.S. Mission India goals, such as promoting greater understanding of the U.S. and fostering people-to-people ties, reinforcing shared values between U.S. and India, and ensuring mutual prosperity. Examples of awarded projects include U.S. experts conducting speaking tours and public talks, academic and professional lectures and seminars; cultural and arts programs, and development of initiatives aimed at maintaining contacts with alumni of our exchange programs.
Title:U.S. Embassy Philippines PAS Small Grants FY2021
Sponsor:Department of State
Deadline:December 31, 2021
Summary:PAS Philippines invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the Philippines and the United States through programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policies and perspectives.
Title:Joint Research on Sustainable Regional Systems
Sponsor:National Science foundation / National Natural Science Foundation of China
Deadline:January 17, 2022
Location:U.S. & China
Amount:See solicitation for details
Summary:This call is for research proposals from joint U.S. - China teams on Sustainable Regional Systems. The goal of this program is to fund convergent research and education that will advance sustainable regional systems science, engineering, and education to facilitate the transformation of current regional systems to enhance sustainability. Convergent Research is defined as research that is a) driven by a specific and compelling problem and b) requires deep integration across disciplines.
Title:Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1-Clinical Trial Option.)
Sponsor:National Institutes of Health
Deadline:January 27, 2022
Location:Global, see solicitation for details
Amount:See solicitation for details
Summary:This program will accept applications from organizations that propose to conduct research to address complex and challenging biomedical problems, important for the mission of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, through deeply integrated, multidisciplinary research teams. This includes basic research that increases the understanding of biological processes at a range of levels, from molecules and cells, to tissues, whole organisms, and populations. Truly new interdisciplinary ideas for approaching significant biological problems are encouraged.