For over 30 years, NSF Engineering Research Centers have promoted innovation, helped to maintain America's competitive edge, and added billions of dollars to the U.S. economy. They bring together talented innovators and entrepreneurs with resources from academia, industry and government to produce engineers and engineering systems that solve real-world problems.
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