The Department of Defense (DoD) announces the Fiscal Year 2014 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), a part of the University Research Initiative (URI). DURIP is designed to improve the capabilities of U.S. institutions of higher education (hereafter referred to as “universities”) to conduct research and to educate scientists and engineers in areas important to national defense, by providing funds for the acquisition of research equipment. NAVY SUBMISSIONFULL
Must be received no later than 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Friday, 20 October 2013
Army Research Office
Office of Naval Research
Air Force Office of Scientific Research in cooperation with the
Office of the Director for Basic Research in the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Through this DURIP competition, the DoD intends to award approximately $43.4 million for FY 2014, subject to the availability of funds. These funds will be awarded via grants made by the administering agencies. Grants will be for the purchase of research equipment costing $50,000 or more, which typically cannot be purchased within the budgets of single-investigator awards. With few exceptions (see section III.4.ii) an individual award may not exceed $1,500,000 in DoD funding. With few exceptions (see section III.4.ii) an individual award may not exceed $1,500,000 in DoD funding. In FY 2013, 169 awards totaling $51.4 million were made. They ranged from approximately $50,000 to $1,100,000, averaging $305,000.