Department Of Defense

The Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Defense Appropriations Act provides research funding for the following peer reviewed programs managed by the Department of Defense, Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP):

Technology Research

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA) program aims to identify and engage rising stars in junior faculty positions in academia and equivalent positions at non-profit research institutions and expose them to Department of Defense (DoD) and National Security challenges and needs.

Rapid Innovation Fund Source Selection Milestones (RIF). The RIF provides a collaborative vehicle for small businesses to provide the department with innovative technologies that can be rapidly inserted into acquisition programs that meet specific defense needs. RIF is administered by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (ASD R&E) and Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP).

All pre-applications must be submitted electronically to the Electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP). Full applications must be submitted electronically to the Grants.gov website.