NSF Report shows US-China AI rivalry sharpening

The National Science Foundation’s State of U.S. Science and Engineering documents Chinese leadership in AI patents, and U.S. leadership says workforce is the solution.

NSF announces $40 million for AI-powered protein design applications

The National Science Foundation wants researchers across disciplines to develop applications for artificial intelligence that boost researchers’ advancements in protein design.

NSF launches AI resource pilot to spur US innovation

Nine other federal agencies and several private sector entities have signed on to support the program.

Nevada Dem renews push for data privacy standards

The legislation would require companies to be more transparent about privacy practices and authorize the FTC to make rules limiting data collection to "reasonable" business purposes.

NSF invests $29 million in quantum sensing research

Following a windfall of public investment in quantum sensor applications, experts said that more federal funding should go toward similar QIST research efforts with near-term use cases.

NSF aims to drive democratization of AI with its funding

The National Science Foundation is working to expand artificial intelligence research and access to make the technology more equitable and to build a strong public research infrastructure. 

New AI Research Funding to Focus on 6 Areas

The federal government aims to capitalize on the rapid innovation in the artificial intelligence sector.

Lawmakers Intro 2 Bills to Strengthen DOE Research Partnerships

The bills would codify the Department of Energy’s partnerships with NASA and the National Science Foundation to further research efforts.

6 Agencies Launch Program to Build Prototype Open Knowledge Network

The prototype network is designed to provide an integrated data and knowledge infrastructure.

Details of Budget’s R&D Funding Emphasizes Emerging Tech

Agency officials involved in developing emerging technologies described how funding AI, quantum information systems and biotechnologies are all priority items within the 2024 Budget.

NSF Will Invest Up to $28M for STEM Open-Source Ecosystems

The agency is looking for proposals for two phases to translate open-source products into open-source ecosystems.

NSF to Helm Nearly $50M Semiconductor Public-Private Partnership

The National Science Foundation will work alongside four private sector companies to spur developments in the U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturing field.

Plan for Federal AI Research and Development Resource Emphasizes Diversity in Innovation

The National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force released its operating framework, making the case for implementation.

AI Research Task Force Votes to Send Final Report to Congress, President

The task force’s report details a plan for the AI research resource initiative, including governance, funding, security and ethics on issues like AI bias.

NSF Awards $29M in New CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Grants

The funding will go to nine universities in 2023 to support building the next generation of cyber professionals.

National Science Foundation Spearheads New Funding to Improve Diversity in AI Workforce

In collaboration with six other federal groups, the NSF will focus on expanding minority-serving university offerings in artificial intelligence and machine learning education.