Investigación UCN



NSF will hold an informational webinar on March 5, 2024, from 2:00-3:00 pm EST to discuss the SRS RNs solicitation and answer questions. Zoom link: Passcode: 290083

SYNOPSIS OF PROGRAM: Sustainable Regional Systems Research Networks (SRS RNs) The United States is made up of regional systems comprising interdependent urban and rural systems and every community category between urban and rural. The goal of this solicitation is to fund convergent research and education that will advance sustainable regional systems science, engineering, and education to facilitate the transformation of current regional systems to enhance sustainability. To further the advancement of SRS science, engineering, and education, NSF will support proposals for Sustainable Regional Systems Research Networks (SRS RNs).

Review full program guidelines and learn how to submit a proposal in the latest solicitation:


Anticipated Type of Award: Cooperative

Agreement Estimated Number of Awards: 1 to 2

The number of awards is dependent upon the proposals received and the degree to which proposals meet the solicitation goals, NSF merit review criteria, and solicitation-specific review criteria, as well as availability of funds.

Anticipated Funding Amount: $30,000,000 depending upon availability of funds.


Proposals may only be submitted by the following:

  • Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) – Two- and four-year IHEs (including community colleges) accredited in, and having a campus located in the US, acting on behalf of their faculty members.
  • Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research laboratories, professional societies and similar organizations located in the U.S. that are directly associated with educational or research activities.
  • For-profit organizations: U.S.-based commercial organizations, including small businesses, with strong capabilities in scientific or engineering research or education and a passion for innovation


For cooperative projects involving U.S. and foreign organizations, support will only be provided for the U.S. portion. Researchers from a foreign organization must be listed in the Overview section of the Project Summary as “non-NSF funded collaborators”. A letter of collaboration from their organization is required. In addition, if one of the personnel is a foreign collaborator(s) who does (do) not already have funding, a letter of collaboration is required in which the foreign collaborator(s) must identify a point of contact in the foreign funding agency or agencies that is or are considering their proposal.


-01/03/2024: Difusión del concurso desde la VRIDT.

-10/04/2024 Fecha límite para informar a la Dirección de Investigación, sobre la participación en el concurso, completando el Formulario de Iniciativa de Proyectos (FIP) a través del sistema SIVRIDT.

Video Tutorial: ingresar aquí

-19/04/2024: Fecha límite para enviar el Formulario de Autorización de Proyectos (FAP) a través del sistema SIVRIDT.

Video Tutorial: ingresar aquí

-30/04/2024: Fecha límite para enviar los documentos de avances del proyecto a través del sistema SIVRIDT (Carta de recomendación que debe firmar el Director/la Directora de la Unidad, otro).

Vídeo Tutorial: ingresar aquí

-10/05/2024: Plazo máximo de la VRIDT, para solicitar mejoras o ajustes a los proyectos.

-15/05/2024: 5 pm Summer Time: Plazo máximo para postular en la plataforma.

-31/05/2024: Plazo máximo para respaldar (subir) los documentos postulados del concurso en el sistema SIVRIDT.

Video Tutorial: ingresar aquí

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Ene 29 2024 - May 15 2024
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