The Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub supports new community activities and initiatives via a competitive proposal process that is open to the 12-state Midwest stakeholder community.

Call For Proposals

Proposals due by July 24, 2020 11:59pm CT

We invite proposals for collaborative activities that will further develop the MBDH community in at least one of the Hub’s five Priority Areas and / or one of the Hub’s cross-cutting theme areas of Data Science Education and Cyberinfrastructure:

  1. Water Quality
  2. Smart, Connected, and Resilient Communities
  3. Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
  4. Health and Biomedicine
  5. Digital Agriculture

We particularly encourage activities that bring together partners from academia, industry, government, and NGOs / not-for-profit organizations, and that introduce new partners to data science, including historically underrepresented groups.

Individual investigator research projects are outside the scope of this call.

Proposal Preparation and Submission

Learn More

Potential applicants may contact the Midwest Big Data Hub to learn more about the Community Development and Engagement program and the Hub’s broader efforts to build a data science community in the region. Email: