Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI)
ID: 352609Type: Posted
Overview

Buyer

Air Force Office of Scientific Research (DOD-AFOSR)

Award Range

$0 - $15M

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Additional Information

AFOSR Funding Opportunities
Timeline
  1. 1
    Forecast Posted Not available
  2. 2
    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted Feb 23, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due Sep 6, 2024 12:00 AM
Description

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research is offering a grant opportunity titled "Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI)". This grant is part of the Science and Technology and other Research and Development category of funding activity. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The eligible applicants for this grant are U.S. institutions of higher education (universities) with degree-granting programs in science and/or engineering, including DoD institutions of higher education. The grant has an award ceiling of $15,000,000 and an award floor of $0. The estimated total program funding is $200,000,000. The grant is open for applications until September 6, 2024, at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

The purpose of this grant is to support multidisciplinary research in various topics specified in the full announcement. The grant is aimed at universities and institutions of higher education to advance scientific and technological research in collaboration with the Department of Defense. For more detailed descriptions of the specific MURI topics, interested parties can refer to the related documents folder.

For further information and to access the full announcement electronically, interested applicants can contact Katie Wisecarver, the Program Coordinator, at 703-696-9544 or via email at Katie.wisecarver@us.af.mil. Additional information about AFOSR funding opportunities can be found at the following link: AFOSR Funding Opportunities.

Point(s) of Contact
Files
Title
Posted
4/10/2024
Similar Opportunities
FY25 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI)
Office of Naval Research
The Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI) is a federal grant opportunity posted by the Office of Naval Research. This grant aims to support science and technology research and development projects. The funding instrument for this opportunity is a grant, and there is no cost sharing or matching requirement. Private Institutions of Higher Education are eligible to apply. The FY25 MURI program, sponsored by the Department of Defense research offices, including the Office of Naval Research, the Army Research Office, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, seeks to address high-risk basic research and achieve groundbreaking scientific advancements. The program has a history of producing significant breakthroughs with far-reaching consequences in various fields, including science, economic growth, and military technologies. The program will provide grants to selected projects, with a maximum award ceiling of $7,500,000. The estimated total program funding is $200,000,000, and it is expected to result in 25 awards. The close date for submitting proposals is September 6, 2024. It is important to note that the DoD agencies reserve the right to fund all, some, or none of the proposals received under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). The DoD agencies do not provide funding for direct reimbursement of proposal development costs. The technical and budget proposals submitted in response to this FOA will not be returned. The MURI program is known for its close management of projects by Service Program Officers, who play an active role in providing research guidance. The awards will be governed by the award terms and conditions that conform to DoD's implementation of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars applicable to financial assistance. For more information and to access the current funding opportunities, interested applicants can visit the Office of Naval Research's website at [https://www.nre.navy.mil/work-with-us/funding-opportunities/announcements](https://www.nre.navy.mil/work-with-us/funding-opportunities/announcements). For any inquiries, the grantor contact is Anastasia Lenfest, the Business Point of Contact, and can be reached at anastasia.e.lenfest.civ@us.navy.mil.
Department of Army:FY25 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI)
Dept of the Army -- Materiel Command
The Department of Army is offering a grant opportunity titled "FY25 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI)". This grant is being provided by the Dept of the Army -- Materiel Command and falls under the category of Science and Technology and other Research and Development. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The funding instrument type is a Grant and the opportunity category is Discretionary. The CFDA number associated with this grant is 12.431. This grant is open to U.S. institutions of higher education (universities) with degree-granting programs in science and/or engineering, including DoD institutions of higher education. The grant aims to support high-risk basic research and achieve breakthroughs in scientific fields, economic growth, and revolutionary military technologies. The Department of Defense (DoD) Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) is part of the University Research Initiatives (URI) and is sponsored by the DoD research offices, including the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). The grant will provide awards in the form of grants and/or cooperative agreements. The total estimated program funding is $200,000,000, with an award ceiling of $7,500,000. It is expected that 25 awards will be granted. The closing date for submissions is September 6, 2024, and the archive date is October 6, 2024. For more information and to submit a proposal, interested parties can visit the following website: [https://arl.devcom.army.mil/collaborate-with-us](https://arl.devcom.army.mil/collaborate-with-us). For any inquiries or assistance, the ARO MURI Program Points of Contact can be reached at usarmy.rtp.devcom-arl.mbx.aro-muri@army.mil. Dr. Sue Kase is the designated MURI Program POC.