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The Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable will host a webinar on July 21st at 1pm EDT. Based on the highly successful NSF I-Corps program, the I-Corps at NIH curriculum is designed to provide scientists from NIH SBIR funded companies with real-world, hands-on entrepreneurship training, facilitated by domain experts from the biotech sector.  The webinar will discuss the NIH I-Corps program and its impacts.  Register to attend...
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On June 28-29, 2016, the Resilient America Roundtable will host The State of Resilience Leadership Forum and Community Workshop. This event will consider the results of years of investment, experimentation and research, bringing together policymakers and stakeholders at the federal, state and local levels to talk about what works, what doesn’t, and what should happen next in this resilience arena. Register to attend (webcast option available)...
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The Indonesian Science Fund (DIPI) announced its first call for applications, with an application deadline of July 31, 2016. The new program provides independent scientific funding to the Indonesian S&T research community to support fundamental, frontier, and excellent research in areas of importance to Indonesia's future. See more...
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An ad hoc committee will review the Science, Technology, Innovation and Partnership (STIP) cross-cutting focus at USAID, including: (1) an assessment of the development potential for STIP in assistance programs at USAID, drawing on comparative approaches from other agencies and organizations; and (2) an analysis of USAID’s approach to designing and implementing STIP activities. Learn more...
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The Indonesian Science Fund Capacity Building Program
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Review of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnership (STIP) Initiatives at USAID
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Events
June 28, 2016
Dr. Esther Obonyo
Distinguished Lecture Series

June 28-29, 2016
State of Resilience Leadership Forum and Community Workshop
Workshop

July 1, 2016
Applications being accepted for 2017 Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

July 21, 2016
I-Corps at the National Institutes of Health
Webinar

July 
31, 2016
Indonesian Science Fund Grant Proposal Deadline


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Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees
Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees: Systemic Change to Support Students' Diverse Pathways
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  Indo-U.S. Workshop on Challenges of Emerging Infections and Global Health Safety 
Indo-U.S. Workshop on Challenges of Emerging Infections and Global Health Safety:
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  SBIR at NASA 

SBIR at NASA

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