Pipeline Safety Research Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP) - 2014


The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), hereby requests applications from non-profit institutions of higher education to obtain funding for researching innovative solutions to pipeline corrosion and other known pipeline integrity challenges. The Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP) is intended to spur innovation by enabling academic research focused on high-risk and high pay-off solutions for the many pipeline safety challenges. The authority for PHMSA’s Pipeline Safety Research and Development Program comes from the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 (P. L. 107-355, December 17, 2002). Further, the authority to enter into cooperative agreements under the CAAP initiative is codified at 49 U.S.C. §60117(k), Authority for Cooperative Agreements. All questions regarding this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) must be submitted via email on or before April 15, 2014 (see Section 4.04 of FOA document). Complete applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov AND PHMSA’s Management Information System (MIS) by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on May 9, 2014 (see Sections 4.01 through 4.03 of FOA document). **REFER TO THE ATTACHMENTS ENTITLED “FOA #DTPH5614SN000006 – CAAP 2014” AND “Attachment A – CAAP 2014 Technical Application Template” UNDER THE “FULL ANNOUNCEMENT” TAB FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.**

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 06/08/2014 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Transportation
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Applicants must be non-profit institutions of higher education located in the United States or a U.S. territory or possession.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Jacqueline Naranjo
Contract Specialist
Phone: (202) 366-4429
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $100,000.00


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