NSF Convergence Accelerator Phase I and II
The goals of NSF’s convergence accelerator effort are to support and accelerate use-inspired convergence research in areas of national importance within particular topics (tracks).NSF Convergence Accelerator tracks can be related toIndustries of the Future (IotF),NSF’s Big Ideas, or other topics, that may not relate directly to an IotF or Big Idea, however, they must have the potential for significant national impact. The 2020 NSF Convergence Accelerator is a two-phase program. Both phases are described in this solicitation. Phase I awardees receive significant resources to further develop their convergence research ideas and identify crucial partnerships and resources to accelerate their projects, leading to deliverable research prototypes in Phase II. This solicitation invites proposals for the following Tracks: Quantum Technology (Track C) AI-Driven Innovation via Data and Model Sharing (Track D) The NSF Convergence Accelerator leverages fundamental research leading to rapid...