ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - October 08, 2008 – The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has announced that it has released a Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), effective September 23, 2008. The BAA is aimed at attracting Science and Technology (S&T) proposals that support the advancement and improvement of Navy and Marine Corps operations. Innovative S&T funded under the BAA includes basic research, applied research and some advanced technology development.
This year’s BAA includes an important change regarding the submission of grant proposals. All grants received by ONR are to be submitted via the Grants.Gov “APPLY” function. Other forms of hardcopy and electronic submission will not be accepted unless a waiver is granted.
The published announcement is available under the "Contracts & Grants" section on ONR’s Website (http://www.onr.navy.mil/02/baa/), as well as on the grants.gov (www.grants.gov) and FedBizOpps.gov (www.fbo.gov) web sites. The Long Range BAA is open for one year through September 30, 2009 or until it is replaced with a new Long Range BAA.
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The Department of the Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) provides the science and technology (S&T) necessary to maintain the Navy and Marine Corps´ technological warfighting dominance. Through its affiliates, ONR is a leader in Science and Technology with engagement in 50 states, 70 countries, 1035 institutions of higher learning, and 914 private industry partners. ONR employs approximately 1170 people, comprised of uniformed, civilian and contract personnel.