Project Sponsors

The Evolution Park project is supported by National Science Foundation grant CNS-1059373 titled, II-EN: Evolution Park - An Evolutionary Robotics Habitat for the Study of Crawling, Swimming and Flying Creatures.

The Evolution Park expands an earlier Digital Evolution Testbed, established with National Science Foundation grant CNS-0751155 titled, CRI:IAD -- A Testbed for Evolving Adaptive and Cooperative Behavior among Autonomous Systems
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Additional support for development of aquatic sensors has been provided by the Office of Naval Research.

Funds to support transition of research results to education are provided by the National Science Foundation through BEACON, a Science and Technology Center for the Study of Evolution in Action. Additional funds for education have been provided by a Quality Fund Grant from Michigan State University.