Strategic Technologies for Cyberinfrastructure (STCI) solicitation from NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure
On January 26, the NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure (OCI) announced its latest Strategic Technologies for Cyberinfrastructure (STCI) program solicitation, with target dates for full proposal submission of April 21 and August 5, 2010. The goal of the STCI program "is to support activities that lead to innovative cyberinfrastructure but are not currently funded by other programs or solicitations". The announcement lists six specific review criteria in addition to NSF's intellectual merit and broader impacts criteria, and states: "Proposals that do not address these points will not be competitive in this program." More information about STCI, including funding levels, is contained in two sets of slides (HERE and HERE) that were prepared by Jennifer Schopf, one of STCI's Program Directors.
Note that STCI and SDCI are separate and distinct OCI programs!