Sunday, January 8, 2012

NSF 12-512 Smart Health and Wellbeing Solicitation FY2012

The National Science Foundation Smart Health and Wellbeing Program invites you to attend a webinar regarding NSF 12-512 Smart Health and Wellbeing Solicitation FY2012. The Smart Health and Wellbeing (SHB) Program is an NSF initiative to leverage the basic science research typically funded by the National Science Foundation in engineering, information and communication technology, and behavioral sciences towards improving the nation?s health and wellbeing. SHB seeks proposals anticipating scientific advances that would support the transformation of healthcare from reactive and hospital-centered to preventive, proactive, evidence-based, person-centered and focused on well-being rather than disease. In the past fiscal year the program was advanced from a cross-cutting initiative within CISE to an inter-directorate program of CISE, SBE, and ENG. This webinar is designed to describe the goals and focus of the current solicitation, answer questions about the program, and help investigators understand what constitutes an appropriate proposal for this initiative. ? The Webinar will be held from 2:00-3:00pm on January 11, 2012 and will consist of an informal discussion of the program followed by a longer period of Q&A. Questions can be submitted in advance or during the webinar using the email The link for participation on January 11 will be posted on the program website by January 9, 2012: Reminder: Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. proposer's local time): February 06, 2012 Type I: Exploratory Projects (EXP) February 21, 2012 Type II: Integrative Projects (INT) Additional questions about the solicitation or the webinar can be addressed to Thank you for your interest and good luck in your scientific work, The Smart Health and Wellbeing Working Group National Science Foundation

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