NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program – Artificial Intelligence for IoT Information Prize Competition

Funding Agency:
Department of Commerce

The NIST’s Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for activities to collaborate with technical experts from NIST, industry/academia, and public safety in developing and implementing the Artificial Intelligence for IoT Information (AI3) Prize Competition. The AI3 Prize Competition aims to utilize artificial intelligence learning techniques to make disparate situational awareness data sources actionable for first responders. The AI3 Prize Competition seeks to attract experts and innovators from industry and academia to focus on this difficult challenge by offering a monetary prize purse and an opportunity to help public safety solve this overarching problem. The AI3 Prize Competition award will include all aspects of prize development, implementation, and postcompetition publicity and evaluation of the project impact.

Deadline: July 26, 2021

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

: Eligibility for all programs listed in this NOFO is open to U.S. nonFederal entities. Eligible applicants include: Institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit organizations organized in the United States. NIST will not be accepting proposals from foreign entities. Please note that individuals and unincorporated sole proprietors are not considered “non-Federal entities” and are not eligible to apply under this NOFO. Although Federal entities are not eligible to receive funding under this NOFO, they may participate as unfunded collaborators.

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

July 26, 2021