NIH Offers Administrative Supplements to Support Software Enhancement, Collaborations for Improving AI/ML-Readiness, and Data Alignment to FAIR Principles
Through these four Notices of Special Interest, NIH Office of Data Science and Strategy intends to help researchers who have developed scientifically valuable software to make tools sustainable, contribute to open science, and take advantage of new data science and computing paradigms. These supplements will support collaborations between biomedical scientists and software engineers to enhance the design, implementation, and cloud-readiness of research software.
- Administrative Supplements for Workforce Development at the Interface of Information Sciences, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML), and Biomedical Sciences (NOT-OD-21-079)
- Description: This opportunity is intended to support the development and implementation of curricular or training activities at the interface of information science, AI/ML, and biomedical sciences to develop the competencies and skills needed to make biomedical data FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable) and AI/ML-ready.
- Application Due Date: May 14, 2021
- Administrative Supplements to Support Enhancement of Software Tools for Open Science (NOT-OD-21-091)
- Description: These supplements will invest in research software tools with recognized value in a scientific community to enhance their impact by leveraging best practices in software development and advances in cloud computing.
- Application Due Date: May 15, 2021
- See the 28 awards made in 2020.
- Support for Existing Data Repositories to Align with FAIR and TRUST Principles and Evaluate Usage, Utility, and Impact (NOT-OD-21-089)
- Administrative Supplements to Support Collaborations to Improve the AI/ML-Readiness of NIH-Supported Data (NOT-OD-21-094)
- Description: This opportunity is intended to support collaborations that bring together expertise in biomedicine, data management, and AI/ML to improve the AI/ML-readiness of data generated from NIH-funded research and shared through repositories, knowledge bases, or other data sharing resources.
- Application Due Date: May 26, 2021