Funding Opportunities - Autonomous Vehicles

Sponsor Title Amount Deadline Notes
DOD Fiscal Year 2022 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) $50k-$1.5M for one year 4/23/2021-White Paper
5/14/2021-Full proposal
This announcement seeks proposals from universities to purchase equipment and instrumentation in support of research in areas of interest to the DoD. A central purpose of the DURIP is to provide equipment and instrumentation to enhance research related education in areas of interest and priority to the DoD. Therefore, your proposal must address the impact of the equipment or instrumentation on your institution’s ability to educate students through research in disciplines important to DoD missions.
DoD interests include the areas of research supported ARO, ONR and AFOSR.
NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) $20k-Planning;
$100k-Phase I;
$150k-Phase II+;
$50k-Phase III
9/8/2021- Pre-proposal
6/9/2021, 12/8/2021 - Full proposal
Pre-Proposal: Second Wednesday in March and September, Annually Thereafter.
Full proposal: Second Wednesday in June and December, Annually Thereafter.
The IUCRC program catalyzes breakthrough pre-competitive research by enabling close and sustained engagement between industry innovators, world-class academic teams, and government agencies. IUCRCs help industry partners and government agencies connect directly and efficiently with university researchers to achieve three primary objectives: 1) Conduct high-impact research to meet shared and critical industrial needs in companies of all sizes; 2) Enhance U.S. global leadership in driving innovative technology development, and 3) Identify, mentor and develop a diverse, highly skilled science and engineering workforce.


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