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External Funding Opportunities

We’ve pulled together external funding opportunities in the fields of data science, simulation, machine learning, big data research, high-performance computation, and other cyberscience topics. Check back often to find new opportunities!

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Current Funding Opportunities

Symbiotic Design for Cyber Physical Systems

DARPA is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of AI-based approaches for design of military-relevant cyber-physical systems (CPS). Proposed research should investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances in science, devices, or systems.

Funding Organization: DARPA

Deadline: 10-07-2019

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Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)

Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are engineered systems that are built from, and depend upon, the seamless integration of computation and physical components. While tremendous progress has been made in advancing CPS technologies, the demand for innovation across application domains is driving the need to accelerate fundamental research to keep pace. The CPS program aims to develop the […]

Funding Organization: National Science Foundation

Deadline: 09-26-2019

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Improving Quality of Care and Health Impact through Innovative Systems and Technologies in Malawi under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Since 2004, CDC, funded by PEPFAR, has supported the Malawi Ministry of Health (MOH) in building sustainable point of care (POC) Electronic Medical Records system (EMR), retrospective data capture solutions, and other health information systems (HIS) to support provision of quality antiretroviral therapy (ART) services. The POC EMR offers functionality to ensure that providers have […]

Funding Organization: Center for Disease Control

Deadline: 11-20-2019

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ROSES 2019: Heliophysics Supporting Research National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Headquarters

ROSES is an omnibus NRA, with many individual program elements, each with its own due dates and topics. All together these cover the wide range of basic and applied supporting research and technology in space and Earth sciences supported by SMD. Awards will be made as grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, and inter- or intra-agency transfers, […]

Deadline: 10-18-2019

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Computationally-Defined Behaviors in Psychiatry

This funding opportunity solicits applications for research projects that will apply computational approaches to develop parametrically detailed behavioral assays across mental-health relevant domains of function. These projects should focus on behavior in humans and test computational models in healthy subjects. NIMH is particularly interested in the study of behavioral measures, models, and parameters that have […]

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Computational Approaches to Curation at Scale for Biomedical Research Assets

NLM wishes to accelerate the availability of and access to secure, complete data sets and computational models that can serve as the basis of transformative biomedical discoveries by improving the speed and scope of the curation processes. This Funding Opportunity Announcement is focused on automating curation of biomedical digital assets in support of Goal 1. […]

Funding Organization: National Institutes of Health

Deadline: 01-31-2020

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Simons Investigators in Mathematics and Physical Sciences

A Simons Investigator is appointed for an initial period of five years. Renewal for an additional five years is contingent upon the evaluation of scientific impact of the Investigator. An Investigator receives research support of $100,000 per year. An additional $10,000 per year is provided to the Investigator’s department. The Investigator’s institution receives an additional […]

Funding Organization: Simons Foundation

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Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS)

Computational neuroscience provides a theoretical foundation and a rich set of technical approaches for understanding complex neurobiological systems, building on the theory, methods, and findings of computer science, neuroscience, and numerous other disciplines. Through the CRCNS program, a global coalition of agencies support collaborative activities that will advance the understanding of nervous system structure and […]

Deadline: 11-25-2019

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Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices (EPMD)

The Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) Program supports innovative research on novel devices based on the principles of electronics, optics and photonics, optoelectronics, magnetics, opto- and electromechanics, electromagnetics, and related physical phenomena. EPMD’s goal is to advance the frontiers of micro-, nano- and quantum-based devices operating within the electromagnetic spectrum and contributing to a […]

Funding Organization: National Science Foundation

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Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities (AERC): Social implications of food and agricultural technologies

The purpose of AFRI is to support research, education, and extension work by awarding grants to solve key problems of local, regional, national, and global importance in sustaining conventional, organic, and urban agricultural systems. These include farm efficiency, profitability and sustainability, ranching, bioenergy, forestry, aquaculture, rural communities and entrepreneurship, human nutrition, mitigating impacts of biotic […]

Funding Organization: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Deadline: 09-30-2019

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Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities (AERC): Economic implications and applications of big data in food and agriculture

The purpose of AFRI is to support research, education, and extension work by awarding grants to solve key problems of local, regional, national, and global importance in sustaining conventional, organic, and urban agricultural systems. These include farm efficiency, profitability and sustainability, ranching, bioenergy, forestry, aquaculture, rural communities and entrepreneurship, human nutrition, mitigating impacts of biotic […]

Funding Organization: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Deadline: 09-30-2019

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NHLBI Omics Phenotypes of Heart, Lung, and Blood Disorders

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is funding research into common, complex disorders. There is a particular interest from NHLBI on studies focusing on sickle cell and other rare blood disorders. Research applicants from Institutions of higher education are encouraged to apply. The Letter of Intent is due Sept. 18, 2019.

Funding Organization: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Deadline: 10-18-2019

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AFSOR Research Interests

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research is soliciting research proposals to foster revolutionary scientific breakthroughs enabling the Air Force and U.S. industry to produce world-class, militarily significant, and commercially valuable products. Any qualified applicants from academia, non-profits, or elsewhere throughout the industry are welcome to submit proposals. The deadline is ongoing. Learn more about this […]

Funding Organization: Air Force Office of Scientific Research

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PCC Micro-Grants

This Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) program helps quickly fund quality research projects that fill immediate gaps in anti-doping knowledge. Qualified research must be limited to less than six months for completion and requires less than $75,000 in funding. PCC is seeking projects that enhance knowledge surrounding performance enhancing substances, provide reference materials, collect and test samples […]

Funding Organization: Partnership for Clean Competition

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NSF Documenting Endangered Languages

This National Science Foundation grant searches for projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Funding can support fieldwork and other activities relevant to the digital recording, documenting, and archiving of endangered languages, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples, and databases. Proposals are accepted anytime.

Funding Organization: National Science Foundation

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National Geographic Big Cats Conservation

National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative hopes to advance conservation efforts benefiting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs. Applicants may request up to $100,000.

Funding Organization: National Geographic

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National Geographic Conservation Technologies

National Geographic seeks to create novel tools and technologies to monitor ecosystem health. Priority is given to low-cost, scalable proposals that develop tools or capabilities needed to generate data and insights on ecosystem health, biodiversity distribution, patterns, and trends, as well as create or reimagine sensing modalities that can be applied to determine ecological health and implement new processing techniques that can […]

Funding Organization: National Geographic

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NSF Windows on the Universe

NSF’s Big Idea “Windows on the Universe” aims to build the capabilities and accelerate the synergy of electromagnetic waves, high-energy particles including neutrinos and cosmic rays, and gravitational waves. Research can be submitted in a number of different fields that address either the coordinator, observations, or interpretations of the multi-messenger universe. Proposal due dates depend on which […]

Funding Organization: National Science Foundation

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NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program

The IGE program is designed to develop and implement bold, new, and possibly transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training. The program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. Learn more about the IGE […]

Funding Organization: National Science Foundation

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NSF-BSF Joint Funding Programs (Various Due Dates)

The National Science Foundation and Israel Binational Science Foundation have partnered to offer various funding programs such as Computational Neuroscience, Cyber Security and Privacy, Computer Networks and Systems and Computing and Communications Foundations. Researchers within the United States must partner with a researcher from Israel for the project to be eligible. Learn more about these opportunities here. 

Funding Organization: NSF-BSF

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