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Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science (SCH)

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Any proposal submitted in response to this funding opportunity should be submitted in accordance with the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. The NSF PAPPG is regularly revised and it is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets the requirements specified in this solicitation and the applicable version of the PAPPG. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.

Supports the development of transformative advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, behavioral and cognitive research to address pressing questions in the biomedical and public health communities.


The purpose of this interagency program solicitation is to support the development of transformative high-risk, high-reward advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, behavioral and/or cognitive research to address pressing questions in the biomedical and public health communities. Transformations hinge on scientific and engineering innovations by interdisciplinary teams that develop novel methods to intuitively and intelligently collect, sense, connect, analyze and interpret data from individuals, devices and systems to enable discovery and optimize health.  Solutions to these complex biomedical or public health problems demand the formation of interdisciplinary teams that are ready to address these issues, while advancing fundamental science and engineering.

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Wendy Nilsen
wnilsen@nsf.gov (703) 292-2568 CISE/IIS
Scott T. Acton
sacton@nsf.gov (703) 292-8910
Balakrishnan Prabhakaran
bprabhak@nsf.gov 703-292-4847 CISE/IIS
Steven J. Breckler
sbreckle@nsf.gov (703) 292-7369 SBE/BCS
Fay Cobb Payton
fpayton@nsf.gov (703) 292-7939
Wei Ding
weiding@nsf.gov (703) 292-8017 CISE/IIS
Yulia Gel
ygel@nsf.gov (703) 292-7888 MPS/DMS
Georgia-Ann Klutke
gaklutke@nsf.gov (703) 292-2443 ENG/CMMI
Tatiana Korelsky
tkorelsk@nsf.gov (703) 292-8930 CISE/IIS
Sylvia Spengler
sspengle@nsf.gov (703) 292-8930 CISE/IIS
Betty K. Tuller
btuller@nsf.gov (703) 292-7238 SBE/BCS
Dana Wolff-Hughes
dana.wolff@nih.gov (301) 496-0979 Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), NIH

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