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NIJ FY06 Research and Development on Impression Evidence Solicitation: Invited Full Applications

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NIJ seeks concept papers for research and development to enhance crime laboratories’ ability to identify, characterize, capture, visualize, and preserve impression evidence. This solicitation focuses on: 1. Faster, reliable, widely applicable, less costly, and/or less labor-intensive tools/technologies for the identification, collection, preservation, and/or analysis of impression evidence. 2. Tools that provide a quantitative measure/statistical evaluation of forensic comparisons. 3. The effect of time and environmental factors on impression evidence. 4. The unique forensic characteristics found in impression evidence.


Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $378,780

Date Created: February 6, 2006