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

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.



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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