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Description of Modification
The purpose of Amendment 0001 is to modify the Response Date and change the business POC.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Apr 11, 2012
Jan 02, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jul 01, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 31, 2013
Apr 30, 2013
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Basic and Applied Scientific Research
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility:
All responsible institutions from academia and industry may submit white papers and proposals under this BAA. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Institutions (MIs) are encouraged to submit proposals and join others in submitting proposals. However, no portion of this BAA will be set aside for HBCU and MI participation.
Navy laboratories and warfare centers as well as other DoD and civilian agency laboratories are not eligible to receive awards under this BAA. Federally Funded Research & Development Centers (FFRDCs), including Department of Energy National Laboratories, are likewise not eligible to receive awards under this BAA. These types of organizations should not directly submit either white papers or full proposals in response to this BAA. Instead, if any such institution is interested in one or more of the programs described herein, the institution should contact the NPS Technical POC identified in Section I.7 to discuss its area of interest.
Naval Supply Systems Command
This BAA’s primary objective is to attract outstanding researchers and scholars who will investigate topics of interest to the security studies community. Investigations and research will focus on expanding knowledge related to countering weapons of mass destruction and weapons of mass effect (WMD/WME). The program solicits innovative proposals for research on WMD/WME counter proliferation, nonproliferation, and strategy to be conducted during the January 2013 through September 2014 timeframe.In this BAA, the phrase “security studies research” refers to investigations in all disciplines, fields, and domains that (1) are involved in expanding knowledge for national defense, and (2) could potentially improve policy and international relations for combating WMD. Disciplines include, but are not limited to: Political science, sociology, history, biology, chemistry, economics, homeland defense, and public policy.
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