Growing Convergence Research at the National Science Foundation (NSF) is one of 10 Big Ideas for Future NSF Investments. NSF seeks to highlight the value of convergence as a process for catalyzing new research directions and advancing scientific discovery and innovation. The Dear Colleague Letter: Growing Convergence Research at NSF describes an initial set of opportunities to explore Convergence approaches within four of the research-focused NSF Big Ideas:
- Harnessing the Data Revolution for 21st Century Science and Engineering. Workshop proposal deadline: May 15, 2017.
- Navigating the New Arctic. Workshop proposals due May 15, 2017. Research Coordination Networks proposals due June 1, 2017.
- The Quantum Leap: Leading the Next Quantum Revolution. Proposals due June 1, 2017.
- Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Shaping the Future. Workshop proposals due May 15, 2017. Research Coordination Networks proposals due June 1, 2017.