The Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP) from PSCR is currently seeking applications from eligible organizations - entities that previously were awarded a grant, cooperative agreement, prize challenge or subaward by a federal entity (‘entities with a previous award”), such as NIST Public Safety Communications Research Division, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Homeland Security, etc., for a public-safety focused communication technology innovation - to propose activities that will either:
Acknowledging the technology development and life cycle gap from early-stage research and prototypes to publicly available technology, PSCR is providing these funding opportunities to entities with a previous award in an effort to further propel forward their research and prototypes and more quickly advance needed improvements in communication technology for first responders.
NIST will consider applications on a continuing/rolling basis as they are received. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 31, 2022.
View Grants.gov for the full Notice of Funding Opportunity.
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For any questions, contact PSCR@nist.gov with the subject line “Follow-on Funding for TABA and Demo.”