The Economic Development Agency, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and First Responder Network Authority are issuing a national challenge to create innovative technologies to tackle current barriers in the disaster response and resiliency field with a $1 million grant at stake. By promoting next-level disaster response and resiliency solutions, this challenge will allow networks of organizations to answer the nation’s biggest obstacles, as well as support commercialization and entrepreneurship, in these industries.
The Accelerate Response & Resiliency (R2) Network Challenge will focus on:
November 20, 2019 — There will be an informational webinar with an in-depth presentation of the Accelerate R2 Network Challenge.
January 08, 2020 — Deadline for submitting a pre-application letter of intent to ensure that the components align with the goals and priorities in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
March 11, 2020 — Deadline for full application.