Deadline for NSF DIBBs Program is Jan. 3
posted on October 11, 2016

The National Science Foundation’s vision for a Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21) considers an integrated, scalable, and sustainable cyberinfrastructure to be crucial for innovation in science and engineering (see www.nsf.gov/cif21). The Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) program is an integral part of CIF21. The DIBBs program (Solicitation 17-500) encourages development of […]

NSF Cyberinfrastructure Grant Proposals Due Aug. 23
posted on July 18, 2016

For those applying for an NSF grant in the next round, your full proposal for the Campus Cyberinfrastructure grant is due to the National Science Foundation on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. If you still need product quotes from an HPC vendor, we at Advanced Clustering Technologies are available to help. You can request a quote today. Our quote […]

NSF Announces New Round of Campus Cyberinfrastructure Funding
posted on June 2, 2016

The National Science Foundation has announced a new round of funding for high performance computing projects. Full proposals for the Campus Cyberinfrastructure program will be due by 5 p.m. submitter’s local time on Tues., Aug. 23, 2016. The Campus Cyberinfrastructure program is a continuation of the NSF’s campus-level programs, which through the years has supported campus […]

New Report Offers Guidance to NSF on HPC Priorities
posted on May 4, 2016

The National Academies for Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine issued a report today that offers guidance to the National Science Foundation on national high performance computing policy. Commissioned by the NSF, the report covers priorities within cyberinfrastructure, software modernization, and blended simulation-big data computation capability. “We are very pleased with the National Academy’s report and are […]

Five Tips for Writing a Winning Grant Proposal
posted on January 18, 2016

The deadline for Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant proposals to the National Science Foundation was last week. If you submitted a proposal, we wish you luck. If you didn’t, there’s always next time. Either way, we wanted to share some helpful hints gathered from customers who have won grant funding in the past. Check out […]

U.S. Universities Face Ongoing Decline in R&D Funding
posted on November 25, 2015

U.S. universities face an ongoing decline in federal research and development funding, according to new data from the National Science Foundation. For the third consecutive year, federal research and development funding for higher education lagged behind inflation. Federally funded R&D at universities declined 3.9% to $37.9 billion in FY 2014. It has fallen by more […]

Download our White Paper on NSF Grant Proposal Writing
posted on October 13, 2015

The National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation grant program is designed for universities and researchers who want to secure funding for the high performance computing solutions that drive research and discovery. A great number of our customers seek NSF MRI grant funds as the demand for HPC continues to grow. In fiscal year 2014, the […]

NSFDays: A Chance to Learn Best Practices for Proposal Writing
posted on April 21, 2015

The National Science Foundation is offering NSF Days at university campuses nationwide to help early career researchers by teaching best practices and tips for writing strong proposals in order to secure funding for valuable research. Learning to write a powerful proposal is key to successfully obtaining NSF funding, and these NSF Days are designed to […]

HPC Cluster Blog – Grant Writing
posted on June 17, 2014

Getting ready to write a grant proposal? Need an accurate quote with the latest in HPC technology? Well, look no further. At Advanced Clustering Technologies, we understand that a significant source of funding for many of our clients’ cluster purchases comes from one government alphabet agency (NSF) or another (DOE). That means spending a lot […]

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