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Welcome to DoD Grants

Our  Mission:

Lead the DoD Science and Technology Enterprise to rapidly develop, transition, and protect key technologies that ensure we will win the wars of the future.

Our  Vision:

Lead the DoD Science and Technology Enterprise to rapidly develop, transition, and protect key technologies that ensure we will win the wars of the future.

About Us

The Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E) was enacted on February 1, 2018 as part of the reorganization of the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD(AT&L)). The former AT&L office has been divided into two directorates: the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD(A&S)) and the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).

The Office of theUSD(R&E) includes two directorates: The Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Research and Technology (DDRE(R&T)) and the Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities (DDRE(AC)).

Grants

A grant is one of many different forms of federal financial assistance. Federal financial assistance is a broad term to refer to the various ways the U.S. government redistributes resources to eligible recipients. On Grants.gov you will find grant and cooperative agreement opportunities from federal agencies that award grants

Announcements

DoD Awards $48.9 Million to Universities for Major Research Equipment

November 21, 2019

“These awards provide research infrastructure to enable the most creative scientific minds in the country to extend the boundaries of science and technology,” said Dr. Mitch Nikolich, director of defense research and engineering for research and technology. “The awards will maintain the cutting-edge capabilities of our universities and the outstanding training of our STEM workforce.…

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DoD Announces SMART Scholarship Awards for 2019

November 20, 2019

The Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Scholarship-for-Service Program awarded 298 scholarships to students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs across the United States this year. Open Announcement

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Tactical Vehicle Electrification Kit (TVEK) Pentagon Demonstration

October 17, 2019

TVEK Display October 24, 2019 10:30 am – 1 pm Pentagon Courtyard between Corridor 1 & 10 Ten additional OECIF projects will be on display in the Pentagon, Floor 2 at Apex 1/2 , in conjunction with Energy Action Month The Deputy Director, Research, Technology and Laboratories in partnership with the Army invites you to the…

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Air Force Hosting Microelectronics Innovation Industry Day in Arlington Virginia on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

October 7, 2019

Interested candidates will learn about an exciting new research opportunity called Microelectronics Innovation for Next-generation System Advancement and Validation (MINSAV); see FBO.org – Special Notice FA8650-19-S-1932 for further information on registering for this free event. READ MORE

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Center of Excellence for Minority Women in STEM

October 2, 2019

On 9 July, Spelman College, a Historically Black College for women, was awarded a Center of Excellence for Minority Women in STEM. Funded through the DoD Historically Black Colleges/Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program, the Center is devoted to advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and research capabilities through faculty and student training,…

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2019-2020 Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellows Announced

September 5, 2019

The Department of Defense Minerva Research Initiative is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 cohort of the Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellows. This year, over 110 applicants from 70 U.S. universities applied for this prestigious award. The dissertations chosen for the Peace Scholar Fellowship show the greatest potential to advance peacebuilding and security fields, and…

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LUCI Fellow wins Top Scientist and Engineer of the Year Award

September 4, 2019

2017 Laboratory University Collaborative Initiative LUCI Fellow Brittany Lynn received the 2018 Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) Research, Development, and Acquisition (RD&A) Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year Award for Emerging Scientist. Dr. Lynn is a driving force behind the advancement of new short and ultra-short laser-induced plasma applications…

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SAVE THE DATE for the 2019 Minerva Meeting & Program Review

September 4, 2019

SAVE THE DATE for the 2019 Minerva Meeting & Program Review. At this annual event, Minerva grant awardees will share research findings to date with defense policy makers and military operations personnel throughout the two-day review. Pending conference approval, the 2019 Minerva Meeting will be held in Washington, DC, on September 18-19. More details, including…

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SBIR Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) topics are now in pre-release!

August 30, 2019

The DOD SBIR 19.3 and STTR 19.C Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) topics are now in pre-release! You can now view topics, ask questions through the SITIS Q&A system, and contact topic authors directly (contact information is listed with the topic). This BAA will officially open for proposal submission on September 24, 2019!

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National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Conference

August 16, 2019

On August 5-8, the first annual National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Conference took place in San Diego, California. This three and a half-day conference was hosted by the tri-services (Army, Navy, and Air Force) in coordination with the Basic Research Office and featured over 190 current and former DoD NDSEG fellow research…

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Foster innovation and scientific and technological dominance across the Department of Defense, with our domestic partnership and international alliance, and through excellent S&T workforce today and tomorrow

Enduring warfighter and technology dominance enabled through superior mission systems resilient to exploitation; a competitive, assured national security innovation base; and preservation of advanced technologies and practices

Enduring warfighter and technology dominance enabled through superior mission systems resilient to exploitation; a competitive, assured national security innovation base; and preservation of advanced technologies and practices

Enduring warfighter and technology dominance enabled through superior mission systems resilient to exploitation; a competitive, assured national security innovation base; and preservation of advanced technologies and practices

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