$8,000,000 NIST Grant - First Responder 3D Indoor Tracking (FR3D) Prize

Updated: Apr 7

Reminder of Competition

April 7, 2020 - Update


Current Closing Date for Applications:

Aug 20, 2020  Pre-Applications must be received at Grants.gov no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, December 9, 2019. Full Applications must be received at grants.gov no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, August 20, 2020. Applications received after this deadline will not be reviewed or considered. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Agency Name: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Description:

The NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program is seeking applicants with expertise in prize competitions to collaborate with technical experts from NIST, industry/academia, and public safety to serve as Prize Administrator in developing and implementing the First Responder 3D Indoor Tracking (FR3D) Prize. The FR3D Prize competition aims to achieve game-changing performance of sensors and systems for localization and tracking of first responders operating indoors in a variety of building environments without any benefit of pre-deployed dedicated infrastructure. The PSIAP seeks to attract experts and innovators from industry and academia to focus on this difficult challenge by offering a monetary prize purse and unique opportunities for live testing and evaluation. Administration of the FR3D Prize will include all aspects of prize development, project management, and execution.

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Prior Notice - October 9, 2019 The NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program is seeking applicants with expertise in prize competitions to collaborate with technical experts from NIST, industry/academia, and public safety to serve as Prize Administrator in developing and implementing the First Responder 3D Indoor Tracking (FR3D) Prize.


More Information - https://www.nist.gov/ctl/pscr/psiap-first-responder-3d-indoor-tracking


PSIAP First Responder 3D Indoor Tracking


The NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program is seeking applicants with expertise in prize competitions to collaborate with technical experts from NIST, industry/academia, and public safety to serve as Prize Administrator in developing and implementing the First Responder 3D Indoor Tracking (FR3D) Prize.

NIST anticipates funding a single award up to $4,000,000 per year with a project period of performance of two years. Total funding for this program is anticipated to be approximately $8,000,000. This total includes funds for both competition administration and the prize awards for competitors.    

View a PDF of the full Notice of Funding Opportunity. View application instructions. View FAQs for the FR3D competition.

For any questions, contact PSCR@nist.gov with the subject line "FR3D." PRE-APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT GRANTS.GOV NO LATER THAN 11:59 P.M. EASTERN TIME, MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019. FULL-APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT GRANTS.GOV NO LATER THAN 11:59 P.M. EASTERN TIME, MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020. View an informational webinar to learn more. NOTE: you will be prompted to enter your name and email address. Watch Location-Based Services session recordings from PSCR's 2019 Stakeholder Meeting. Learn more about PSCR's Location-Based Services research portfolio.

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