Zhejiang Lab

Call for Applications for Open Research Projects of Zhejiang Lab (Q4 2019 Round)

Relevant universities and research institutions:

Zhejiang Lab is a research institute established jointly by the Provincial Government of Zhejiang, Zhejiang University and Alibaba Group. Committed to achieving original scientific breakthroughs, Zhejiang Lab explores the frontiers and the key technologies in the areas of intelligent perception, intelligent network, intelligent computing and intelligent systems, aspiring to create an ecosystem for the research and development of intelligent information science, developing and promoting innovations with a global vision.

Zhejiang Lab will release a batch of open projects every quarter of the year. The details are presented as follows:

A. Funding scope

The open research project scheme has proposed 12 topics around four major fields for Q4 2019 round, with no more than three(3) projects supported in each topic.

a. Intelligent perception

(1)Micro-nano scale mechanical effect and detection in integrated chip

(2)Novel atomic spin detection method and noise suppression for SERF magnetometer

(3)Packaging and controlling technology for large-scale silicon optical switch chip

b. Intelligent computing

(1)Simulation technology of computing in memristor system

(2)Deep spiking neural networks models and algorithms

(3)Joint learning for pose estimation and human parsing

(4)Technologies for mining abnormal patterns from big data

c. Intelligent network

(1)Programmable THz beam steering

(2)5G adaptive scheduling and multiplexing technologies supporting multi-service

(3)The model and method for heterogeneous label based multi-modal addressing and routing

d. Intelligent systems

(1)Fault tolerance, response strategy and control of multi-rotor drone

(2)Chinese Medical entity recognition and relationship construction under weak labeling conditions

The research content of the submitted applications should conform to one of the 12 topics listed above. Project duration: 1-2 years; the amount of project fund: RMB 500,000 to RMB 1,000,000.

B. Applicant eligibility

Applicants need to have a Doctor's degree or a senior professional title. The number of scientific research projects of Zhejiang Lab undertaken by an applicant shall not exceed 1. We encourage the applicant and relevant researchers of Zhejiang Lab to jointly apply for the project. However, researchers of Zhejiang Lab are not allowed to apply for the project as the project leader.

C. Application deadline and requirements

a. The deadline for this declaration is November 30, 2019.

b. Please complete the application online and upload the PPT presentation video. The video size is limited to 500m and the format is limited to MOV, AVI, RMVB, WMV and MP4. The time length of the presentation video shall not exceed 10 minutes.

D.Review process

a. Formal application pre-screening.

b. Online review. Experts in the same research field review the research plan and budget of the project through the report video and the project proposal.

c. The review of the open projects and the list release of the funded projects will be implemented in the first ten-day of December, 2019. Zhejiang Lab will sign a hard-copy project deliverable agreement with the project leader in the middle of December. Please make a good preparation for the application in advance.

For further information, please contact:

Mr. Zhang

Tel: +86-0571-56390557

Email: zhangqh@zhejianglab.com

Address: Building 10, China Artificial Intelligence Town, 1818 Wenyi West Road, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China