UTC PROGRAM TIER 1 COMPETITION 2020

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Funding Opportunity ID: 324816
Opportunity Number: UTCTIER1COMP2020
Opportunity Title: UTC PROGRAM TIER 1 COMPETITION 2020
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Transportation
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 20.701
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOT-RITA
Agency Name: Department of Transportation
69A355 Research and Technology
Posted Date: Mar 30, 2020
Close Date: May 29, 2020 Letter of Intent requested (not required) by April 29, 2020
Last Updated Date: Mar 27, 2020
Award Ceiling: $1,925,000
Award Floor: $1,000,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,925,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Description: The U.S. Dept. of Transportation seeks applications for four new Tier 1 University Transportation Centers, intending (subject to the merits of applications received) to fund one UTC in each of the following specific topic areas:Highly Automated Transportation Systems ResearchCommunications Technology and E-Commerce Effects on Travel DemandImplications of Accessible Automated Vehicles and Mobility Services for People with DisabilitiesStrategic Implications of Changing Public Transportation Travel TrendsUnder statutory restrictions, lead/grantee universities on the twenty current Tier 1 UTCs with grants initially awarded in 2016 are not eligible to receive one of the new Tier 1 grants; non-lead consortium-member universities on current Tier 1 UTCs are eligible. More information about this is contained in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
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