The National Science Foundation is requesting proposals for the Fundamental Research Program for Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers. (It's a mouthful, we know!)
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Energy and Environment; Advanced Manufacturing; Biotechnology; Advanced Materials; and Fabrication and Process Technology. $1.6 million is expected to be available, with up to 10 awards anticipated.
Responses are due February 1st. Visit NSF's webpage for info, referencing NSF 11-570.