Campus Cyberinfrastructure

National Science Foundaton, Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure

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Eligible Geography:



Campuses today face challenges across multiple levels of cyberinfrastructure, where meeting the needs of scientific research and education goes far beyond the networking layer in capacity and services, and extends to computing, data services, secure and trustworthy systems, and especially human expertise, collaboration, and knowledge sharing. Recognition of the "data-driven" nature of scientific advancement and discovery has led to an increased focus in addressing the data challenges posed by the NSF research and education community.

Eligible Recipients:

Anchor Institution; Non-Profit Organization; Higher Education Institution

Eligible Recipients Detail:

Higher Education Institutions; Non-Profit Organizations

Eligible Purpose:

Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband and Smart City Technologies Research and Development; Broadband-Related Industry; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Eligible Purpose Detail:

The CC* program invests in coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure improvements, innovation, and engineering for science applications and distributed research projects. Learning and workforce development (LWD) in cyberinfrastructure is explicitly addressed in the program. Science-driven requirements are the primary motivation for any proposed activity.