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Meta Request for Research Proposals

April 18, 2022 | Meta Research has six RFP requests for university researcher consideration within the next several weeks. Please feel free to share this with appropriate colleagues in your organization.

2022 Privacy Enhancing Technologies

Focus Areas: Privacy preserving analytics, Private record linkage and aggregation, Privacy preserving machine learning, Privacy of messaging, Anonymous credentials, Privacy preserving techniques in Data for Good, Privacy in Metaverse

Award Opportunity: 8–10 awards, each in the $80,000–100,000 USD range

Deadline: April 20, 2022. LEARN MORE

2022 Project ActuatorX: Soft Electromagnetic Actuation

Focus Areas: Soft electromagnetic actuators; specifically device prototype(s) with applications in haptics, novel materials or actuator architectures that improve the actuator performance (e.g., force density or efficiency) and prototype(s) demonstrating the proposed approach, and novel ways to manage heat generated by the actuator and prototype(s) demonstrating the proposed approach.

Award Opportunity: 1 award, up to $250,000 USD

Deadline: May 2, 2022. LEARN MORE

2022 Meta Security

Focus Areas: Program analysis (for security), System and hardware security, Applied cryptography, Intrusion detection, forensics, and incident response, Usable security and human-centered design, App attestation

Award Opportunity: 4–6 awards, each in the $65,000–100,000 USD range

Deadline: May 11, 2022. LEARN MORE

2022 Towards Trustworthy Products in AR, VR, and Smart Devices

Focus Areas: Applications such as AR and wearables, VR products, other AR/VR form-factors, smart-device social products, consumer and enterprise use cases

Award Opportunity: 8–11 awards are available, up to $75,000 USD each

Deadline: May 11, 2022. LEARN MORE

2022 Networking RFPs: Network for AI

Focus Areas: Hardware computational offloading for AI workload, End-to-end novel transport designs for distributed AI training, Scheduling, resource allocation, communication collectives and network joint optimization, New network interconnect architectures for AI training and inference

Award Opportunity: Up to 6 awards, each in the $50,000 USD range

Deadline: May 23, 2022. LEARN MORE

2022 Systems Research

Focus Areas: Fundamental challenges that arise in distributed systems operating at a large scale. Ex. Infrastructure control planes, Service abstractions and efficiency, Global service management

Award Opportunity: Up to 6 awards, each in the $50,000 USD range.

Deadline: June 12, 2022. LEARN MORE

Do you have opportunities of interest to the UIDP community? Submit your request.