How much will the U.S. Department of Defense spend on AI grants between July 1 and December 31, 2021, inclusive?

Started Jan 14, 2021 06:00PM UTC
Closed Jul 01, 2021 03:59AM UTC

Related question. This question was previously issued for the period July 1 to September 30, 2020. You can view it here. The crowd's mean forecast was $94.6 million, and the actual value was $41.3 million. 

Context. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) funds research through both grants and contracts. This question focuses only on grants.

Data and resolution details. This question resolves based on data from the Dimensions grant database. For this question, a grant is an "AI grant" if the abstract mentions either "artificial intelligence" or "machine learning." This question resolves when CSET receives Dimensions grant data through December 31, 2021. 

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