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Funding Opportunities

Extramural research funded by PSIAP

PSCR not only conducts internal research but also puts substantial resources into promoting the development of public safety technologies externally through grants, cooperative agreements, and Open Innovation prize challenges. These opportunities are funded by the Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP). Additionally, PSCR helps innovators find success in the commercial market through commercialization programs.

Use the buttons below to view current and upcoming opportunities. You may also view our previously funded grants and cooperative agreements.

View current and upcoming grants and cooperative agreements.

Learn about current and upcoming prizes and challenges.

Read about current commercialization programs.

Access resources for PSCR grant and cooperative agreement award recipients.

What is PSIAP?

The Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program was created with allocated funds from the Public Safety Trust Fund (PSTF) to support the development and deployment of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN). PSCR releases funding opportunities through PSIAP to drive research and development (R&D) and transform public safety communications capabilities.

Click the map to view PSIAP award and prize challenge project data

Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program Map as of July 20, 2018

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Created November 9, 2016, Updated January 12, 2022