On 29 July, the USA National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the establishment of 11 new NSF National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes. These build on the seven institutes that were founded last year. The combined investment for these new centres totals $220 million, with each receiving around $20 million over a period of five years.
The new institutes will span seven research areas:
Today, we are announcing 11 new @NSF National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes. The institutes will focus on #AI-based tech to help older adults lead more independent lives, improve agriculture + food supply chains, support STEM ed & more: https://t.co/DOBWjDkqry pic.twitter.com/EyzfKDVXhB
— National Science Foundation (@NSF) July 29, 2021
The focus of each of the new research centres is as follows: