Cooperative Agreement for CESU-affiliated Partner with Californian Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
June 5th, 2024
Close Date
July 15th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$499,999.00
Award Floor
$100,000.00
Opportunity No.
G24AS00385

Agency

Geological Survey (DOI-USGS1)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Geological Survey, under a Cooperative Agreement, is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research in the application of Artificial Intelligence informed by explicit semantics to the practice of scientific assessments carried out by the USGS. This opportunity aims to develop "AI scientists," intelligent agents built within a technological framework that iteratively improves through new generations of generative AI and related capabilities and trained through regular learning and adapting interactions with USGS scientists. The funding opportunity has a close date of July 15, 2024, and requires electronically submitted applications to be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.

Description

The US Geological Survey is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research in the application of Artificial Intelligence informed by explicit semantics to the practice of scientific assessments carried out by the USGS. The demand for actionable scientific findings from legislatively mandated scientific assessments in energy, mineral, biodiversity, and other National natural resource assets is increasing in intensity and requirements for currency with all available data, information, and knowledge. This demand can be aided through the development of “AI scientists,” intelligent agents built within a technological framework that iteratively improves through new generations of generative AI and related capabilities and trained through regular learning and adapting interactions with USGS scientists.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

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Type
Grant

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