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Pitch a Big Idea to NSF for Chance to Win Money and Shape Future Funding Focus

The National Science Foundation is looking for some Big Ideas for research. There’s $26,000 in it for winning pitches, but that’s not the real prize. Winning ideas will help shape how the agency awards its research funds in the coming decade (about $340 million for FY19 alone). The deadline for submissions to the “NSF 2026 Idea Machine” competition is Oct. 26.

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  1. Perhaps I am mistaken, but I thought I had heard that Lab researchers are ineligible to receive NSF funds, due to the high overhead rate.

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