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Sept. 26, 2022
The Defense of Department Invests $27 million in Historically Black Colleges and Universities for Scientific Research in Critical Technology Areas
The DoD announced awards totaling $27 million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to conduct research in defense critical technology areas. These competitive awards are funded through the DoD HBCU and Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Research and Education Program and range up to $9 million for each institution.
Sept. 8, 2022
Department of Defense Announces 2022 Class of Laboratory-University Collaboration Initiative Fellows
The DoD announced today the 2022 class of Laboratory-University Collaboration Initiative (LUCI) Fellows. The LUCI Fellowship program supports collaboration between DoD laboratory scientists and DoD-funded academics, such as recipients of the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship or Principal Investigators (PIs) of a Multi-Disciplinary University Research Initiative award.
Aug. 30, 2022
DoD 6.1 Basic Research Conference on 6-9 Sept 2022
The first hybrid DoD 6.1 Basic Research Conference will be hosted on 6-9 Sept 2022 at the Basic Research Innovation Collaboration Center (BRICC) in Arlington, VA. In order to foster participant interactions, we are encouraging in-person attendance but will provide the ability for virtual attendance for those unable to travel to the DC area. We are looking forward to your participation.
July 14, 2022
Department of Defense Announces 2022 Class of Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship
The DoD announced the selection of nine distinguished faculty scientists and engineers for the 2022 Class of Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellows (VBFF).
June 28, 2022
SECAF, DoD Officials Announce HBCU University Affiliated Research Center Initiative
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall III, Heidi Shyu, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and William A. LaPlante, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, announce a University Affiliated Research Center initiative with Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
June 14, 2022
Upcoming DEPSCoR DoD Day!
The University of South Dakota will host DEPSCoR DoD Day, presented by the Department of Defense, on July 19, 2022.
May 26, 2022
Register for the next DEPSCoR FOA Webinar!
The DoD will be hosting a virtual DEPSCoR Webinar on June 22nd from 1:00pm-3:00pm EDT. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about the funding opportunities during the webinar.
May 13, 2022
Department of Defense Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) Awards
The DoD announced today $14.6 million in DEPSCoR awards to 23 collaborative teams following two FY2021 competitions. DEPSCoR is a capacity-building program that is designed to strengthen the basic research infrastructure at institutions of higher education in under-utilized states/territories.
March 15, 2022
Inaugural Hybrid Department of Defense 6.1 Basic Research Conference
the Basic Research Office is hosting its first inaugural Hybrid Department of Defense (DoD) 6.1 Basic Research Conference on 6-9 Sept 2022 at the Basic Research Innovation Collaboration Center (BRICC) in Arlington, VA. This conference is aimed at providing a forum for expanding information exchange between 6.1 researchers across all DoD laboratories and warfare centers.
Nov. 1, 2021
DoD Awards $46 Million in University Research Equipment Awards
Arlington, VA - The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced awards to 144 university researchers totaling $46 million under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). These grants will be provided to 81 institutions across 35 states in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.