Attachment 5-A - ERCs and Abbreviations as of January 2013

Last updated on 2012/11/04 by Dave Beck


  • Synthetic Biology ERC (SynBERC)
  • Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC)
  • ERC for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)
  • ERC for Structured Organic Particulate Systems, (C-SOPS)
  • Nanosystems ERC for Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing and Mobile Energy Technologies (NASCENT)

Biotechnology and Health Care

  • Quality of Life Technologies ERC (QoLT)
  • ERC for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials (RMB)
  • Nanosystems ERC for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST)
  • Biomimetic MicroElectronic Systems (BMES) ERC
  • NSF Engineering Research Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE)

Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure

  • ERC for Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies (QESST)
  • Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Systems Center
  • Smart Lighting ERC
  • ERC for Re-Inventing America’s Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt)
  • ERC for Ultra-wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks (CURENT)

Microelectronics, Sensing, and Information Technology

  • Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN)
  • ERC for Extreme Ultraviolet Science and Technology (EUV ERC)
  • Nanosystems ERC for Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems (TANMS)
  • ERC for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)
  • ERC on Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment (MIRTHE)