NVIDIA has announced its Global Impact Award – a new annual grant of $150,000 for groundbreaking work that addresses the world’s most important social and humanitarian problems.The grant will be awarded to a researcher or an institution, which is using NVIDIA technology to achieve breakthrough results, having broader impact on society. This includes, but is not limited to, the areas of disease research, drug design and development, medical imaging, energy and fuel efficiency, weather prediction, natural disaster response and cyber security.
In India, NVIDIA works with over 250 targeted research and higher education institutions and enables them to find solutions to complex computing problems faster, using the inherent power of NVIDIA GPUs. Indian Institutions identified as CUDA Research Centers and CUDA Center of Excellence are carrying out world-changing researches in various domains.
Researchers, non-profit research institutions or universities based anywhere in the world may apply. The submission should be done on or before December 12, 2014 and winner will be awarded on April 28, 2015 at the company’s GPU Technology Conference.