Type of Program:
The purpose of the AI Pre-Voucher Fund is to help foster the creation of new industry-academia collaborations by allowing an industry partner to explore a small project related to an artificial intelligence (AI) application with an academic partner, at no cost. The project must center around the use of applied AI to solve an industrial problem, with the potential to advance the industry partner’s problem definition through to at least a proof of concept within a nine month time frame.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is in the form of a pre-voucher up to a maximum size of $20,000. No leverage is required.
When It Ends:
August 16, 2022
The industry partner must:
Applicants must submit their applications and supporting documents via the NBIF Research Portal.
Other Things to Note:
New funding for this program will be released approximately every 3 months.