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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: Forensic sciences

Number of Awards: 4,822
Total Amount Awarded: $2,243,996,796

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2022 Accurate THC Determinations in Seized Cannabis-derived Finished Products for Forensic Laboratories Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-22-RO-0002 $463,932 Open
2022 Breath Measurements of Acute Cannabis Use (BACE): Towards Reliable Determination of Recent Use Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-22-RO-0003 $1,450,809 Open
2022 Forensic STR Sequencing Nomenclature Resource Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-22-RO-0004 $541,034 Open
2021 A Strengths and Needs Assessment of Tohono Oodham Community Colleges Response to Gender-Based Violence and Victimization Tribal-Researcher Capacity-Building Grants Solicitation, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 15PNIJ-21-GG-02809-RESS $149,610 Open
2021 A Universal Method for the Detection of Organic and Inorganic Gunshot Residue based on Fast Fluorescence Mapping and Raman Spectroscopic Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-04153-RESS $632,138 Open
2021 Addressing Violence towards Youth and Young Adults in Indigenous Communities Tribal-Researcher Capacity-Building Grants Solicitation, Fiscal Year 2021 THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA SD 15PNIJ-21-GG-02808-RESS $150,000 Open
2021 Advanced Microfluidic Technology for Automated, Rapid, and Objective Laboratory Screening of Seized Drugs Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 15PNIJ-21-GG-04176-COAP $327,558 Open
2021 Advancing the Understanding of 3D Imaging for Firearms Identification Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 HOUSTON FORENSIC SCIENCE CENTER, INC. TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-02714-MUMU $303,471 Open
2021 Amino Acid Specific Stable Isotope Ratios in Human Keratin Tissue for Region-of-Origin and Residency Determination Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, THE NM 15PNIJ-21-GG-04157-SLFO $320,732 Open
2021 Applied Research in the Characterization, Identification, and Comparison of Pigmented Fiber Evidence Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 MICROTRACE LLC IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04185-RESS $107,541 Open
2021 Assessment of the Added Value of New Quantitative Methodologies for the Analysis of Surface Soils in Forensic Soil Comparisons Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY NC 15PNIJ-21-GG-02711-SLFO $451,621 Open
2021 Collaborative Artificial Intelligence Platform for Bruise Age Analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04145-SLFO $988,559 Open
2021 Comparative Evaluation of Genotyping Technologies for Investigative Genetic Genealogy in Sexual Assault Casework Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 BODE CELLMARK FORENSICS, INC. VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04143-MUMU $437,383 Open
2021 Comparative Evaluation of Low- and High-Resolution MS Approaches for Screening and Confirmation of New Psychoactive Substances in Human Specimen Matrices Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04173-COAP $437,665 Open
2021 Data fusion from infrared elemental, MSP and Raman analysis techniques to the maximization of the efficiency of the analytical sequence for the forensic examination of paint evidence Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-04163-RESS $338,823 Open
2021 Deep Learning to Enhance Investigative Lead Information for Automotive Clear Coats Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY OK 15PNIJ-21-GG-04182-RESS $196,373 Open
2021 Detection and identification of hair dyes directly at a crime scene by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE RESEARCH TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-04169-RESS $368,745 Open
2021 Enhanced mixture interpretation with long-read DNA sequencing Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-04159-RESS $484,798 Open
2021 Evaluation of Heat Flux Profiles Through Walls in Support of Fire Model Validation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04167-RESS $335,000 Open
2021 Evaluation of the Occurrence and Associative Value of NonIdentifiable Fingermarks on Unfired Ammunition in Handguns for Evidence Supporting Proof of Criminal Possession, Use and Intent Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 STONEY FORENSIC, INC. VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04192-RESS $330,044 Open
2021 Expert Algorithm for Substance Identification (EASI) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 15PNIJ-21-GG-04179-COAP $327,405 Open
2021 FIU - Forensic Technology Center of Excellence Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GK-02191-RESS $300,000 Open
2021 Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, Fiscal Year 2021 Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, Fiscal Year 2021 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 15PNIJ-21-GK-02192-MUMU $4,200,000 Open
2021 FY 2021 MDSP - Expanding Targeted Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Capabilities for Controlled Substance Analysis Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 STATE POLICE, MARYLAND MD 15PNIJ-21-GG-02713-COAP $96,741 Open
2021 Illuminating the Dark: Molecular Networking as a Novel Psychoactive Substance Identification Strategy Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM WI 15PNIJ-21-GG-04171-COAP $271,842 Open