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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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Subtopic: Evidence analysis and processing AND Research and development

Number of Awards: 921
Total Amount Awarded: $386,720,949

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 A Black Box Study of the Accuracy and Reproducibility of Tire Evidence Examiners' Conclusions Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 NOBLIS, INC. VA 2020-DQ-BX-0026 $720,610 Open
2020 A Rapid, Microfluidic Transcriptomic Method for Body Fluid Identification from Forensic Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0027 $436,934 Open
2020 Accurate THC Determinations in Seized Cannabis Samples for Forensic Laboratories Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0009 $350,000 Open
2020 An Affinity-Free, Centrifugal Microfluidic System for Rapid, Automated Differential Extraction Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0024 $466,886 Open
2020 An Assessment of Probabilistic Approaches to mtDNA Mixture Interpretation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE PA 2020-DQ-BX-0004 $205,963 Open
2020 Development of an Open Source Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) Search Software and Library Building Tool for the Analysis of Complex Drug Mixtures Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0012 $198,290 Open
2020 Developmental evaluation of a combinatorial qPCR multiplex for forensic body fluid identification Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2020-R2-CX-0031 $49,994 Open
2020 Efficient and Effective SNP System for Analysis of Highly Degraded DNA Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-DQ-BX-0005 $444,723 Open
2020 Emerging Drug Threats NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 Drug Enforcement Administration DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0006 $125,000 Open
2020 Evaluating the Robustness and Ruggedness of a Statistical Method for Comparison of Mass Spectral Data for Seized Drug Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MI 2020-DQ-BX-0001 $228,918 Open
2020 Evaluation of Digital Evidence Processing Efficiencies in Publicly Funded Crime Laboratories Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2020-DQ-BX-0016 $348,052 Open
2020 Genetic disease to improve human identification from the skin microbiome Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-R2-CX-0046 $81,058 Open
2020 Interoperability of 3D Impressed Firearm Toolmarks Measurements Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0004 $497,293 Open
2020 Methyl-PrepDisc: A Centrifugal Microfluidic Device for Forensic DNA Methylation Sample Preparation Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-R2-CX-0030 $147,766 Open
2020 Quantitative Evaluation of Footwear Evidence: Advancing the Footwear Impression Comparison System (FICS) towards Casework Application Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0010 $609,700 Open
2020 Research and Development of a Rapid Approach for Identification of Calliphoridae Species Entomological Forensic Evidence Based on DART-HRMS-derived Chemical Signatures and Chemometrics Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 2020-MU-MU-0016 $731,306 Open
2020 Research on Forensic Toxicological Laboratory Testing and Reporting Practices NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 Federal Bureau of Investigation DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0008 $562,700 Open
2020 Selectively analyzing and interpreting DNA from multiple donors with a full Single-Cell strategy Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY NJ 2020-R2-CX-0032 $142,986 Open
2020 Sex-Based Targeted Recovery of Cells in a Heterogeneous Mixture: Separating Male and Female Like Cells Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY NY 2020-DQ-BX-0019 $153,333 Open
2020 Statistical evaluation of forensic sequencing profiles Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON WA 2020-R2-CX-0040 $107,205 Open
2020 Statistical Infrastructure for the Use of Error Rate Studies in the Interpretation of Forensic Evidence NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE FL 2018-DU-BX-4228 $87,206 Past Project Period End Date
2020 Study of the Reliability of Fire Pattern Indicators Used in Wildland Fire Investigation (Subaward to grant 2020-R2-CX-0047) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0005 $27,287 Open
2019 A DNA Barcoding Strategy for Blow and Flesh Flies Encountered During Medicolegal Casework Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 HARRIS, COUNTY OF TX 2019-DU-BX-0022 $20,685 Open
2019 A Multifactorial Approach to Estimating Geographic Origin of Hispanics Using Cranial and Dental Data Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2019-R2-CX-0050 $150,000 Open
2019 A New Analytical Technique To Identify Surface Treatments of a Single Fiber GRF-STEM Continuations, FY 2019 Georgetown University DC 2017-R2-CX-0007 $49,950 Open