With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects that will:
The intent of this program is to direct the findings of the research and evaluation toward the identification of the most efficient, accurate, reliable, and cost-effective methods for the identification, analysis, and interpretation of physical evidence for criminal justice purposes. Projects should address the challenges and needs of the forensic science community, including but not limited to, the operational needs discussed at the 2021 and 2022 TWG meetings, which may be found on NIJ.ojp.gov.
Proposals are expected to identify the forensic science discipline(s) intended to benefit from the project. Some of the forensic science disciplines are listed below:
For Goals, Objectives, and Deliverables see: https://nij.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh171/files/media/document/O-NIJ-2023-171560.pdf#page=6
Estimated Total Program Funding: