Pipeline Safety Research Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP) – 2018

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Funding Opportunity ID:301263
Opportunity Number:693JK31852A01
Opportunity Title:Pipeline Safety Research Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP) – 2018
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):20.724
Eligible Applicants:Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code:DOT-PHMSA
Agency Name:Department of Transportation
Pipeline &Hazardous Material Safety Administration
Posted Date:Mar 05, 2018
Close Date:Apr 20, 2018
Last Updated Date:Mar 05, 2018
Award Ceiling:$300,000
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:$2,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:6
Description:The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), hereby requests applications from non-profit institutions of higher education to obtain funding for researching innovative solutions to pipeline corrosion and other known pipeline integrity challenges. The Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP) is intended to spur innovation by enabling academic research focused on high-risk and high pay-off solutions for the many pipeline safety challenges. The authority for PHMSA’s Pipeline Safety Research and Development Program comes from the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 (P. L. 107-355, December 17, 2002). Further, the authority to enter into cooperative agreements under the CAAP initiative is codified at 49 U.S.C. §60117(k), Authority for Cooperative Agreements. All questions regarding this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) must be submitted via email by 11:00 AM March 19, 2018. Complete applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov by 11:00 AM on April 20, 2018. REFER TO THE ATTACHMENTS ENTITLED “693JK31852A01 Attachment A”, “693JK31852A01 Attachment B”, and “693JK31852A01 Attachment C” FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.**
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