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Register Now for the Bridge2AI Grand Challenge Team Building Activities!

Bridge2AI Program Town Hall
June 9, 2021—2-3:30 pm ET

Bridge2AI Data Generation Project Module Microlabs
June 14, 16, and 18, 2021—2-4 pm ET each day

Bridge2AI Grand Challenge Team Building Expo
June 23, 2021—11 am-5 pm ET

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We are excited to bring you the latest news about the NIH Common Fund’s Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) program, which is designed to help propel biomedical research forward by setting the stage for widespread adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) that tackles complex biomedical challenges beyond human intuition. The Bridge2AI program plans to support several interdisciplinary Data Generation Projects (OTA-21-008) and one complementary cross-cutting Integration, Dissemination and Evaluation (BRIDGE) Center (NOT-RM-21-021) to generate flagship data sets and best practices for the collection and preparation of AI/ML-ready data to address biomedical and behavioral research grand challenges. The working group shared their vision for this new program here.


The Bridge2AI program plans to support the formation of teams richly diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and academic and technical disciplines. The current Research Opportunity Announcement (ROA) for Data Generation Projects for the Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) Program (OT2) (OTA-21-008) requires a Plan for Enhancing Diverse Perspectives (PEDP)a summary of strategies to advance the scientific and technical merit of the proposed project(s) through inclusivity. Visit the Bridge2AI Program Resources page and Program FAQs for additional information on building diverse teams and for PEDP guidance. Therefore, NIH strongly encourages all interested to participate in the Grand Challenge Team Building Activities.  Potential proposers and non-proposers from the community are welcome to attend and debate ideas on the Bridge2AI culture change for data preparation, in the process of build new and diverse teams across communities: 


Funding: Please refer to the research opportunity announcement (OTA-21-008) for additional information. A Letter of Intent (LOI) is required, LOIs must be emailed to by 11:59 PM ET on or before July 20, 2021.


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