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ACED: Accelerating Computing-Enabled Scientific Discovery
ID: 352340Type: Posted
Overview

Buyer

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Award Range

$500K - $3M

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes
Timeline
  1. 1
    Forecast Posted Not available
  2. 2
    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted Feb 14, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due May 13, 2024 12:00 AM
Description

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has posted a grant opportunity titled "ACED: Accelerating Computing-Enabled Scientific Discovery". This grant aims to harness computing to accelerate scientific discovery and drive new computing advancements. The program seeks to benefit scientific disciplines through computational technologies and foster novel computing technologies that enable advances beyond the targeted use cases or domains.

The ACED program encourages continuous collaborations between researchers in computing (supported by NSF's Computer and Information Science and Engineering directorate) and researchers from other scientific or engineering disciplines (supported by NSF's Biological Sciences, Engineering, or Mathematical and Physical Sciences directorates).

The grant solicits proposals in two tracks:

  1. Track I: Emerging Ideas Proposals: This track supports speculative multidisciplinary projects that explore bold new research directions. The goal is to obtain preliminary results, refine the research plan, and gain insights into the generalizability of the advances. Projects in this track have a total budget limit of $500,000 and durations of up to 18-24 months.
  2. Track II: Discovery Proposals: This track supports transformative interdisciplinary research that advances both computing and the scientific discipline(s) being studied. Proposals should identify the scientific problems to be addressed, the specific computing techniques to be developed, and be supported by preliminary collaborations and/or results. Projects in this track have a budget limit of $750,000 per year for up to 4 years, with a total budget of up to $3,000,000.

The deadline for Track I proposals is in 2024, while Track II proposals will be accepted in 2025-2026.

For more information and to submit proposals, interested parties can visit the NSF Publication 24-541 at http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf24541.

Please note that only certain organizations are eligible to submit proposals, including non-profit, non-academic organizations associated with educational or research activities, and institutions of higher education. Interdisciplinary teams are expected to include researchers from both CISE disciplines and other NSF disciplines.

If you have any problems linking to this funding announcement, please contact NSF grants.gov support at grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

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