Forensic Technology Center of Excellence


NIJ seeks proposals to operate NIJ's Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) to support its research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) process in all areas of forensic science. The FTCOE should focus on specific efforts to include, but not limited to: 1) providing scientific and technical support to NIJ's research and development efforts; 2) facilitating demonstration, transfer, and adoption of appropriate technology into practice by crime laboratories, forensic service providers, and law enforcement, and other criminal justice agencies; 3) providing technology assistance, information, and support to law enforcement and other appropriate criminal justice agencies; 4) developing and providing access to resources for research, education, and best practices in the forensic science and criminal justice community; and 5) working closely with NIJ's Social Science staff to develop, assess, and communicate the impact of forensic science on the criminal justice system.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Justice
Office: Office of Justice Programs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
NCJRS Call Center
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $5,000,000.00


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