NSF announces National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) pilot resources now available

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that NAIRR pilot resources are now open and available to the community on nairrpilot.org

Resources include:

  • advanced computing systems
  • cloud computing platforms
  • access to models, software and privacy enhancing technology tools and collaborations to train models
  • and education platforms. 

This opportunity includes access to cutting-edge resources contributed by the pilot’s nongovernmental partners, including Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, NVIDIA, SambaNova Systems, Cerebras, OpenAI, Anthropic, Groq, EleutherAI, OpenMined, Hugging Face and Vocareum.

In addition, the research community will have the opportunity to access resources from additional NSF advanced computing platforms at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, the National Center for Supercomputer Applications, the San Diego Supercomputer Center and the Texas Advanced Computing Center as well as systems at Purdue University, Indiana University and Texas A&M University.

Notably, this second opportunity provides access to online interactive notebooks for educators and instructors to use in classrooms or for student projects.  

How to Apply:

Researchers and educators can apply for access to these resources and view descriptions of the first cohort of awarded projects at nairrpilot.org.

Also stay tuned for upcoming webinars that describe available resources and best practices for applying for NAIRR pilot resources.

For detailed information on the NAIRR pilot project, see the video of the CaRCC Special Presentation on NAIRR by Katie Antypas.