Carnegie Mellon University

Neocortex Call for Proposals

The Neocortex Call for Proposals (CFP) provides a unique opportunity to access the remarkable integrated technologies of the Cerebras CS-1 and the HPE Superdome Flex Servers available in PSC's Neocortex system. Please refer to the Neocortex Overview and Upcoming Call for Proposals webinar page for details. User access is expected to begin in December 2021.

Please note the eligibility criteria to use this PSC resource free of charge: Projects must be non-proprietary and awardees are wholly responsible for conducting their research project activities and preparing results for publication. To apply, you must be a researcher or educator at a US academic or non-profit research institution. A principal investigator (PI) may not be a high school, undergraduate or graduate student; a qualified advisor must serve in this capacity. Postdocs are eligible to serve as PI. Please contact us at if you have questions about your eligibility to apply.

Registration is now closed.

Program Important Dates and Deadlines


Date (ET)

Applications for program open

Oct 14, 2021

Applications deadline

Nov 5, 2021
Nov 12, 2021 (Anywhere on Earth)

Response begins

Nov 8, 2021
Nov 15, 2021

Response ends

Nov 22, 2021
Nov 29, 2021

For more information about Neocortex, explore the project page. For questions about this program, please email