The U. S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 High Priority-Commercial Motor Vehicle (HP-CMV) program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to solicit applications from eligible entities to support the HP-CMV program
activities.As the lead government agency responsible for the regulation and safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles (CMV), FMCSA may award HP-CMV funds to support innovative and impactful projects that advance its mission to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.
Funding is available for the support of enforcement projects that improve safety and compliance with FMCSA's regulations for projects that are national in scope, increase public awareness and education, demonstrate new technologies, and reduce the number/rate of CMV crashes.These activities are supported in alignment with the U. S. Department of Transportation's strategic goals of:
SAFETY:Reduce transportation-related fatalities and serious injuries across the transportation system.INFRASTRUCTURE:Invest in infrastructure to ensure safety, mobility and accessibility and to stimulate economic growth, productivity and competitiveness for American workers and businesses.INNOVATION:Lead in the development and deployment of innovative practices and technologies that improve the safety and performance of the Nation's transportation system.ACCOUNTABILITY:Serve the Nation with reduced regulatory burden and greater efficiency, effectiveness and accountability.
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FY19 High Priority-Commercial Motor Vehicle Grant Program (HP-CMV)Additional Information of Eligibility:
This MURI competition is open only to, and proposals are to be submitted only by, U. S. institutions of higher education (universities) with degree-granting programs in science and/or engineering, including DoD institutions of higher education.
To the extent that it is a part of a U. S. institution of higher education and is not designated as a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) or other University Affiliated Laboratory (UAL) is eligible to submit a proposal to this MURI competition and/or receive MURI funds.
Ineligible organizations (e.g., industry, DoD laboratories, FFRDCs, and foreign entities) may collaborate on the research but may not receive MURI funds directly or via subaward.When additional funding for an ineligible organization is necessary to make the proposed collaboration possible, such funds may be identified via a separate proposal from that organization.
This supplemental proposal shall be attached to the primary MURI proposal and will be evaluated in accordance with the MURI review criteria by the responsible Research Topic Chief.
If approved, the supplemental proposal may be funded using non-MURI or non-Government funds.Full Opportunity Web Address:https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=63335Contact: Agency Email Description:
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2019-02-28Application Due Date: Archive Date: