OVERVIEW INFORMATIONAgency Name
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Issuing Acquisition Office:
U.S. Army RDECOM Acquisition Center, RTP ContractingDivision, P.O. Box 12211, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2211
Research Opportunity Title:
ARL/ARO Core Broad Agency Announcement for Basic andApplied Scientific Research for Fiscal Years 2007 through 2011
Announcement Type and Date:
Initial Announcement - October 2006
Research Opportunity Number:
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number and Title:
12.431 – BasicScientific Research
Proposals may be submitted by degree-granting universities, nonprofitorganizations, or industrial concerns. Proposals are encouraged from Historically Black Collegesand Universities (as determined by the Secretary of Education to meet requirements of Title IIIof the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (20 U.S.C. § 1061)) and from MinorityInstitutions defined as institutions “whose enrollment of a single minority or a combination of minorities…exceeds 50 percent of the total enrollment.” [20 U.S.C. § 1067k(3) and 10 U.S.C. §2323(a)(1)(C)].To be eligible for award of a research agreement, a prospective recipient (except other governments, including state and local governments) must meet certain minimum standards pertaining to financial resources, ability to comply with the performance schedule, prior recordof performance, integrity, organization, experience, operational controls, technical skills,facilities, and equipment.
Cost Sharing or Matching:
cost sharing, matching, or cost participation is not required for eligibility under this BAA.
Research Opportunity Description: The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (
ARL) solicits proposals for basic and scientific research in chemistry, electronics, environmental sciences, lifesciences, materials science, mathematical and computer sciences, mechanical sciences, physics,computational and information sciences, sensors and electron devices, survivability/lethalityanalysis, and weapons and materials research.