Open call to sustain the development and promotion of AI for 2021

In the framework of the recently funded national program for artificial intelligence, MIAI@Grenoble Alpes (ANR-19-P3IA-0003) is launching a call for application to sustain the development and promotion of AI. The projects will be funded up to 7.5k€ for one year.

Scientific scope of MIAI

MIAI, the Grenoble Multidisciplinary Institute in Artificial Intelligence, develops the new generation of AI models and systems, from hardware architectures to software systems, with a focus on three application domains related to human beings and the environment: Health, Environment & Energy, and Industry 4.0. In addition, MIAI investigates the cross-fertilization of AI and Human and Social Sciences.

Terms of the call

This call is open to the MIAI community.
Projects are encouraged to have a strong collaborative character and foster interactions between MIAI partners. The selection will be based on the scientific quality of the project, the collaborations it relies on, in particular industrial collaborations, and its interdisciplinary dimension.

Evaluation process:

Proposals should be prepared using the attached template. Applications are open all year round with four decision sessions (Februrary 2nd, 2021 for the Winter session,  May 4th, 2021 for the Spring session, July 6th, 2021 for the summer session and October 5th,2021 for the Autumn session).
Assessment and ranking of the proposals will be carried out by the MIAI scientific board. The decision will be communicated rapidly after the deadlines and selected projects will then have one year to use the allocated budget.

Important dates and submission information:

Projects should be submitted in a sigle pdf file. Each pdf file should be named as: YOURLASTNAME-OpenCallMIAI.pdf.
Application form to download on the top right corner.

Please kindly, send your project to Manel Boumegoura by : 
  • Monday 25 January, 2021 at 12:00pm for the Winter session.
  • Monday 26 April, 2021 at 12:00pm for the Spring session.
  • Monday 28 June, 2021 at 12:00pm for the Summer sesssion. 
  • Monday 27 September, 2021 at 12:00pm for the Autumn session.

Budget information:

Global budget per year: 100 k€ 
Amount of the allocated funding: typically, from €3.5K to €7.5K per project.
The budget can be used for internships, travels, equipment.
Published on December 16, 2020