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NSF System Shutdown - September 17-18, 2016.

NSF will be making repairs to the Foundation’s electrical systems on September 17-18, 2016. All NSF systems, including the NSF website, Research.gov and FastLane, will be unavailable from 5:00 PM on Saturday, September 17, until 4:00 PM on Sunday, September 18.

 As a result of NSF system shutdowns, the following deadline dates which fall on September 19th have been extended to 5 p.m. submitter’s local time on September 20th:


  • NSF 16-586: NSF/Intel Partnership on Information-Centric Networking in Wireless Edge Networks (ICN-WEN) - Letter of Intent Deadline


  • NSF 16-562: Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS) - Full Proposal Deadline


  • NSF 16-532: Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2-SSE&SSI) Crosscutting - Full Proposal Deadline


These solicitations have been modified to reflect the new deadline date.  Proposers should ensure that they select September 20th as the Deadline/Target date on the Remainder of Coversheet for the proposal.