This announcement describes a research thrust, entitled “Select Topics in Materials Research” to be launched initially under the current, FY 13 Long Range BAA, ONRBAA13-001, entitled, “Long Range Broad Agency Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology” which can be found at http://www.onr.navy.mil/Contracts-Grants/Funding-Opportunities/Broad-Agency-Announcements.aspx. White papers will be received under the current FY13 Long Range BAA, ONRBAA13-001; however, full proposals will be received under the upcoming FY14 Long Range BAA, ONRBAA14-001 - which is expected to be released in September 2013 - since the requested submission date for full proposals will be after the expiration of the current, FY 13 Long Range BAA, ONRBAA13-001. The requirements for proposal submission, evaluation, and award of any resulting contracts and grants will ultimately be subject to the terms described in the upcoming, FY14 Long Range BAA, ONRBAA14-001. Potential Offerors may review the current FY13 Long Range BAA, ONRBAA13-001, to get a general understanding of what the proposal requirements may be in the upcomingFY14 Long Range BAA, ONRBAA14-001.
To ensure full, timely consideration for funding, white papers should be submitted no later than 16 SEPT 2013. White papers received after that date will be considered as time and availability of funding permit.