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What activities are expected in a proposal?
The DCL does not prescribe specific activities in order to give a Principal Investigator (PI) flexibility in defining the organization and structure of their approach. This would include but is not limited to workshops, seminars, site visits, travel, and visitors. The proposal should clearly describe the proposed approach, how the results will be communicated, and why that is an effective approach.
How will the value of a proposed approach be assessed and evaluated?
The PI should highlight the strengths of their proposed approach and how that will be assessed during and at the end of the award. One criterion of interest is how well a proposed approach would scale.
Is this DCL an announcement of a new research program?
No. This DCL is not a call for scientific research, rather it is a mechanism to surface and