To foster the type of informal, experiential interactions that are most helpful for advancing technology break-through and transition. Sponsors will be encouraged to participate in the initiative by providing feedback on areas of research focus and priority before the research begins.
Security is a team sport. Solve hard problems.
Sponsors participate, influence, integrate personnel throughout research lifecycle.
Make it tangible. Build actual systems & software.
Annual call for proposal seeds innovation projects.
Integrated reference implementations, incrementally refine.
Open source, permissive license. Take research in-house.
Amplify investment. Make bigger impact.
Builds on previous research project and program funding at CMU.
Sponsor funds pooled: $1M+/yr research funded (>5x amp.)