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Direct Detection Dark Matter Experiments (DDDM)

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Important information for proposers

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements specified in this funding opportunity and in the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets these requirements. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.

Support for Construction of Direct Detection Dark Matter Experiments in Particle Astrophysics


This solicitation invites proposals for support of R&D and construction of future generation experiments that conduct direct-detection searches for dark matter particles.  Proposals are not limited to searches for WIMPs or axions; any viable dark matter species may be the object of an investigation.

Program contacts

Jean Cottam Allen
Program Director
jcallen@nsf.gov (703) 292-8783 GEO/OPP
James Whitmore
Program Director
jwhitmor@nsf.gov (703) 292-8908

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