Cybersecurity Seed Funding

Institute for Information Security and Privacy

Cybersecurity Seed Funding (CSF) Program

Call for Proposals

 

Request for Proposal​

The IISP - Cybersecurity Seed Funding (CSF) Program aims to support innovative research in emerging areas of cybersecurity, with funding support from GTRI. We are especially interested in promising projects that will lead to technical innovations as well as scientific, technological and societal impacts.

Each IISP - CSF project will be funded for up to $50,000 for one year. The IISP has the discretion to select the research proposals and decide the appropriate funding levels.

Submit your proposal to fund your IISP - CSF project

This program is open to all current Georgia Tech and GTRI faculty members of the IISP. (If you are not yet a member, please join here https://cyber.gatech.edu/become-iisp-member)

If you have any questions or want to discuss the potential areas of interest, contact the IISP Deputy Director Dr. Sukarno Mertoguno, Sukarno.Mertoguno@gtri.gatech.edu

 
Application

Application Form

  • Project Description limited to 2 pages (email following information to info@iisp.gatech.edu)
    • A clear and concise description about:
      • Problem statement and research objective
      • Proposed research
      • Deliverables (if appropriate) and potential impacts, e.g., publications, technology prototypes, and proposals to external funding agencies
  • Budget: Breakdown of personnel, fringe benefits, tuition, materials and supplies, travel, and equipment costs
  • Total costs (including tuitions and fringe benefits, if applicable) which must be spent by June 16, 2021
  • Period of Performance (PoP):  August 17 – June 16, 2021
  • Proposal Submission Deadline: August 10, 2020 @ Midnight (EST)
 
Eligibility
  • This program is open to all current Georgia Tech and GTRI faculty members
  • Significant focus on an area of cyber security
  • Email documents to info@iisp.gatech.edu
 
Recipient Obligations

Upon receiving the IISP award, Faculty must do the following:

  • Final project report
  • Presentation at the IISP weekly seminar series
  • Participation in the IISP Demo Day program if appropriate

 

Proposal Submission Deadline: August 10, 2020 @ Midnight (EST)
 
 

If you have any questions or want to discuss the potential areas of interest, contact J. Sukarno Mertoguno, Ph.D. Sukarno.Mertoguno@gtri.gatech.edu