Printer Friendly
The Free Library
23,375,127 articles and books


Department of Defense News Release (March 5, 2007): $41.2 million awarded to universities for research equipment.

The Department of Defense today announced plans to award $41.2 million to academic institutions to support the purchase of research instrumentation under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). All awards are subject to the successful completion of negotiations between DoD research offices and the academic institutions. The 199 awards to 112 academic institutions are expected to range from about $50,000 to $950,000 and average $207,000.

DURIP supports the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment that augments current university capabilities or develops new university capabilities to perform cutting-edge defense research.

DURIP meets a critical need by enabling university researchers to purchase scientific equipment costing $50,000 or more to conduct DoD-relevant research. Researchers generally have difficulty purchasing instruments costing that much under research contracts and grants.

These awards are the result of a merit competition for DURIP funding conducted by the Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, and Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

Each office requested proposals from university investigators working in areas of importance to DoD. This includes research related to information technology, remote sensing, propulsion, electronics and electro-optics, advanced materials, and ocean science and engineering.

In response to the requests, the research offices collectively received 780 proposals, requesting $220 million in support for research equipment.

The list of winning proposals can be viewed at <http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Mar2007/d20070305durip.pdf>.
COPYRIGHT 2007 Defense Acquisition University Press
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2007, Gale Group. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Acquisition & Logistics Excellence
Publication:Defense AT & L
Date:Jul 1, 2007
Words:228
Previous Article:Air Force Materiel Command (Feb. 20, 2007): tool kit AIDS logisticians, program managers.
Next Article:Department of Defense News Release (March 7, 2007): Department of Defense announces Value Engineering Achievement award winners.
Topics:



Related Articles
Defense keeps Bulldogs on leash.
Hayes Lemmerz facilities earn supplier awards from Nissan North America.
AFS launches new websites, offers poll for all-time casting moment.
AFS sponsors machine productivity study.
Chapter meetings.
American Forces Press Service (March 2, 2007): Gates, Pace call on Congress to fund IED research.
New book on military program management highlights Naval Postgraduate School faculty expertise.
Acquisition of services in spotlight at DAU Acquisition Community Conference.
Department of Defense News Release (March 7, 2007): 67 universities selected to receive $207 million in research funding.
Department of Defense News Release (March 28, 2007): Department of Defense hosts 2007 Mentor-Protege Conference and presents Nunn-Perry Awards.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters