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US sets up system for international collaboration in science

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the formation of Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI), to support collaboration among researchers and spur scientific discovery

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The US National Science Foundation (NSF) announced backing for Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) projects to address common challenges and serve as hubs for research and education activities across borders.

SAVIs will be built on relationships initiated by teams of NSF-supported researchers, research institutes and universities, leading to the creation of virtual institutes that network US researchers with international collaborators who have complementary strengths and common interests.

The projects will also support education partnerships, providing students, postdocs and...



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