APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT GRANTS.GOV NO LATER THAN 11:59 pm et OCTOBER 1, 2020
Please note an important update to the faqs (updated: september 4, 2020)
The NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program is seeking applications to accelerate research and development (R&D) around the use of augmented reality (AR) for improving public safety user interfaces. The PSIAP-AR funding opportunity aims to implement technology that will enable researchers to test and develop user interfaces to enhance public safety. Projects funded under the PSIAP-AR program can help achieve this by creating new technology or applying current technology to a specific public safety use case. Recipients may also conduct research to support the use of AR hardware and applications including cybersecurity, usability, and human-computer interaction. The R&D produced from the awards made under this NOFO should aid in the future development and adoption of AR systems for first responder operations.
NIST anticipates funding up to $5,000,000 in new awards. Funds are expected to range from $300,000 to $600,000 per year per project. Project performance periods may be up to two (2) years, with the exception of proposals submitted by institutions of higher education for the purposes of supporting research by graduate students as part of a doctoral program, for which the period of performance may be up to three (3) years.
Watch the webinar below for general information regarding this NOFO and general guidance on preparing application.