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NSF: National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes NSF 22-502

Sponsor: NSF
Internal Deadline: 11/05/2021
Institutional Submission Limit: 2
Sponsor Deadline: 01/14/2022
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NSF: National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes NSF 22-502

This solicitation... invites proposals for institutes that have a principal focus in one of the following themes, detailed in the Program Description:

Theme 1: Intelligent Agents for Next-Generation Cybersecurity
Theme 2: Neural and Cognitive Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
Theme 3: AI for Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry
Theme 4: AI for Decision making
Theme 5: Trustworthy AI
Theme 6: AI-Augmented Learning to Expand Education Opportunities and Improve Outcomes

U of SC may submit no more than two preliminary proposals (required) to this solicitation as lead institution. An organization may submit up to two full proposals that correspond to preliminary proposals reviewed under this solicitation.

Proposals submitted in response to this solicitation should be submitted in accordance with the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1)
, which is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021.

Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by November 5, 2021.. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

NSF indicates that a Letter of Intent is NOT REQUIRED, preliminary proposals are due by January 14, 2022, full proposals are due by May 13, 2022.

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