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The National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) Pilot

The NAIRR Pilot aims to connect U.S. researchers and educators to computational, data, and training resources needed to advance AI research and research that employs AI. Federal agencies are collaborating with government-supported and non-governmental partners to implement the Pilot as a preparatory step toward an eventual full NAIRR implementation.
  • Spur innovation
  • Increase diversity of talent
  • Improve capacity
  • Advance trustworthy AI

What's New

IIS Office Hours

July 18, 2024

This office hours will focus on the current opportunities available to the IIS community through the National AI Research Resource (NAIRR) Pilot. Learn more at

NAIRR Pilot Community Event

July 12, 2024, 2 PM PT/5 PM ET - Zoom

Engage with other NAIRR Pilot awardees. Learn how to get the most out of your NAIRR Pilot award. Meet the people behind NAIRR Support

This event is for NAIRR Pilot awardees and anyone they’ve added to their allocations. Register now.

Current Opportunities

Classroom and Educator Resources

Request access to educational platforms (such as Juypter notebooks).

Researcher Resources

Request access to advanced computing, cloud computing, models, software, platforms, and collaborations.

Data, Models, and More

Additional government and government-funded resources that do not require an application.

Leadership, Partners, and Contributors

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) leads the NAIRR Pilot effort in collaboration with federal agency partners. The Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are leading development of a NAIRR Secure element of the pilot.

The following federal agency partners are presently participating and contributing resources to the NAIRR Pilot:

  • U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Department of Defense (DOD)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • National Aeronautics and Administration (NASA)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Current non-governmental partners:

  • AI2: Allen Institute for AI
  • AMD
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Anthropic
  • Cerebras
  • Databricks
  • Datavant
  • EleutherAI
  • Google
  • Groq
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Hugging Face
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Meta
  • Microsoft
  • MLCommons
  • Omidyar Networks
  • OpenAI
  • OpenMined
  • Palantir
  • Regenstrief Institute
  • SambaNova Systems
  • Vocareum
  • Weights & Biases