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NIJ FY 11 Forensic Science Technology Center of Excellence

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NIJ is seeking proposals from qualified applicants to establish and operate a Forensic Science Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) to support its research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) process in all areas of forensic science. The FTCOE will support the NIJ RDT&E process by providing scientific and technical support to NIJ's research and development efforts; supporting the demonstration, transfer, and adoption of appropriate technology into practice by crime laboratories, forensic service providers, law enforcement, and other criminal justice agencies; assisting in the development and dissemination of technology guidelines and standards; providing technology assistance, information, and support to the above law enforcement and other appropriate criminal justice agencies; and providing access to resources for research, education, and outreach in the forensic science and criminal justice community.


Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $5,994,631

Date Created: January 2, 2011