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NIJ FY 08 Forensic DNA Unit Efficiency Improvement

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With this solicitation, NIJ is seeking proposals from States and units of local government for novel and innovative methodologies for improving the efficiency and capacity of public forensic DNA laboratories through the development and adoption of an improved laboratory process, which may involve the purchase of LIMS systems, additional equipment or robotics, an expert system, or hiring additional personnel and/or contractors to help implement the innovative process. NIJ's objective is to publish successful and carefully evaluated novel efficiency improvement methodologies as models to be considered by other forensic science laboratories. This solicitation will not fund proposals seeking assistance in areas that are already covered by the FY 2008 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program.


Number of Awards: 7
Total Amount Awarded: $3,190,413

Date Created: April 22, 2008