Criteria for Assessing Extended Collaborative Partnership Requests

Required Criteria

  • The applicant is not currently receiving ECP support.
  • Deliverables from the proposed ECP project will remove or reduce a specific computational bottleneck.
  • The applicant has provided a viable plan for executing the project with specific milestones and timeline.
  • The applicant has provided a specific, viable plan for making ECP-facilitated deliverable(s) available to the public through CyVerse.
  • The science is within the scope of CyVerse’s Science Enablement Vision.
  • CyVerse staff estimate that the ECP project can be completed in three months or less, except in special circumstances where a longer timeframe has been justified.
  • CyVerse personnel with necessary expertise to conduct the ECP engagement are available within the next three months.
  • The ECP proposal includes a specific commitment by the applicant of informatician and/or developer time to assist with implementation.

Desired Criteria

  • From a technical perspective, the solution can be implemented using existing components of CyVerse’s CI, requiring minimal software development effort.
  • There is no alternative, workable solution already available through CyVerse or elsewhere.
  • There is clear evidence that the resulting deliverable(s) has potential to enable science for scientists beyond the applicant’s immediate network of collaborators.
  • The project includes specific efforts to communicate with the broader community about the CyVerse resources used for the project.