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NSF 24-554: Artificial Intelligence, Formal Methods, and Mathematical Reasoning (AIMing)

Due next: February 5, 2025 (and February 5, 2026) Solicitation and summary: The Artificial Intelligence, Formal Methods, and Mathematical Reasoning (AIMing) program seeks to support research at the interface of innovative computational and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and new strategies/technologies in mathematical reasoning to automate knowledge discovery. Mathematical reasoning is a central ability of human intelligence […]

NSF 23-601: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Sites and Supplements The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two […]

Federal Agency SBIR/STTR Updates & Schedules

Department of Defense:—SBIR/STTRDOD 2024.2 SBIR and 2024.B STTR Pre-Solicitation opened April 17, Opened on May 15, and closes on June 12, 2024. 110 SBIR Topics and 46 STTR topics!–Off Cycle Topics OPEN: 40 off cycle topics listed HERE  Navy:–SBIR Open Topics to be Released June 13, 2024, opens Aug. 1, Closes. Sept. 4 at Noon. Details HERE–Open Topic “Ask […]


About the series Heard about NSF Growing Access for Nationally Transformative Equity and Diversity (GRANTED) Initiative and want to learn more? Thinking of submitting a proposal to Program Description (NSF 23-221Y) or Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 23-152)? Then we invite you to GRANTED office hours, held every Wednesday from 3-4PM EDT to meet with the GRANTED team […]

CHIPS for America program NOFO

The CHIPS for America program: today, issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) seeking proposals from eligible applicants for activities to establish and operate a CHIPS Manufacturing USA institute focused on digital twins for the semiconductor industry. You can read more in our press release here.  The CHIPS for America Program anticipates up to approximately $285 million for […]


Democratizing the future of AI R&D: NSF to launch National AI Research Resource pilot The NAIRR was envisioned (in a Task Force led by the Office of Science & Technology Policy and NSF) as a widely accessible AI research cyberinfrastructure that brings together computational resources, data, testbeds, algorithms, software, services, networks, and expertise. Such a resource would […]

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