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2019 Minerva Topics of Interest

Below represents the Minerva topics of interest for 2019. The Funding Opportunity Announcements for the 2019 Minerva University Grant (WHS-AD-FOA-19) and the 2019 DECUR (WHS-AD-FOA-DECUR-19) are available on grants.gov. Guidance on submission and eligibility requirements are detailed in the respective FOAs. 

Topic 1: Peer/Near-peer Statecraft, Influence, and Regional Balance of Power
Topic 2: Power, Deterrence, and Escalation Management 
Topic 3: Alliances and Burden Sharing
Topic 4: Economic Interdependence and Security
Topic 5: Economic Viability, Resilience, and Sustainability of Logistics Infrastructure
Topic 6: Multi-Domain Behavioral Complexity and Computational Social Modeling 
Topic 7: Autonomy, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Ethics, and Social Interactions
Topic 8: Models and Methods for Understanding Covert Online Influence
Topic 9: Automated Cyber Vulnerability Analysis

Minerva Topics of Interest (full description)

2019 Minerva Topics of Interest (PDF)

 

 

Important Dates:

Minerva FOA

  • September 12 - Last day for Full Proposal questions to topic area POCs
  • September 26 - Full Proposals Due by 1500 ET
  • November 22 (anticipated) - Notification of selection for award

DECUR FOA

  • September 12 - White Papers Due by 1500 ET
  • October 16 (anticipated) - Notification of initial evaluations of White Papers
  • November 5 - Last day for Full Proposal questions to topic area POCs
  • November 19 - Full Proposals Due by 1500 ET
  • December 18 (anticipated) - Notification of selection for award