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Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes

Opportunity ID
NIJ-2016-4305
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2016
Closing Date
Posting Date
Description
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for basic or applied research and development projects that will: (1) increase the body of knowledge to guide and inform forensic science policy and practice or (2) result in the production of useful materials, devices, systems, or methods that have the potential for forensic application. The intent of this program is to direct the findings of basic scientific research, research and development in broader scientific fields applicable to forensic science, and ongoing forensic science research toward the development of highly discriminating, accurate, reliable, cost-effective, and rapid methods for the identification, analysis, and interpretation of physical evidence for criminal justice purposes.

Awards

Number of Awards: 52
Total Amount Awarded: $23,358,633

Date Created: July 31, 2015