National Science Foundation
Chattanooga's 'Smart Corridor+' to feed researchers street-level data
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga received a $1.37 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build an online portal for smart city researchers to study the city's downtown area.
NSF and USDA to fund rural broadband test site in Iowa
The National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Agriculture will fund a rural broadband test site that will cover 600 square miles in central Iowa.
New $2M US Ignite project seeks ideas to fix digital divide
Project OVERCOME is asking for groups of concerned citizens to apply for funding, driving projects that seek innovative ways to connect those who remain offline.
Researchers propose industry standard 'cyber infrastructure' for autonomous vehicles
University of North Texas researchers are developing new technical frameworks to help AVs share data and contribute to what they call "cooperative perception."
Federal agencies launch innovation challenge for local governments
The National Science Foundation and departments of Homeland Security and Energy are backing the $9 million effort to develop resiliency solutions for local governments
NYC awarded $22.5 million to test 'entirely new classes' of wireless technology
The city will explore technologies like software-defined radio, 5G wireless, and edge computing as part of a National Science Foundation program.
Wireless broadband challenge funds 20 winning ideas in first phase
The design phase of a national competition is complete. Organizers say they're impressed by the creative concepts for bridging the digital divide and assisting during emergencies.
Smart city research targets social inequity in Baltimore
University researchers are studying the needs of low-income residents and expect to deliver a strategic technology plan to the city within one year.
$100 million wireless program from NSF to fund city, university research hubs
In a few weeks, the federal agency will release an RFP giving crosss-sector cohorts a chance to research and deploy next-generation wireless technologies.