The Department of Defense’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) will be releasing three solicitations in the coming months for environmental research and development proposals. Projects will be selected through a competitive process.
A Supplemental FY 2018 Solicitation will be released on or about September 14, 2017. Proposals related to the SERDP program areas of Environmental Restoration, Resource Conservation and Resiliency, and Weapons Systems and Platforms will be requested. Proposals submitting to this solicitation will be limited to no more than $200,000 and projects of approximately one year in duration. Proposals will be due October 19, 2017 by 2:00 p.m. ET.
The FY 2019 Core Solicitation will be released on or about October 26, 2017. This solicitation will provide funding opportunities for basic and applied research and advanced technology development. Core projects vary in cost and duration consistent with the scope of the work proposed. The Statements of Need (SON) referenced by this solicitation will request pre-proposals related to the SERDP program areas of Environmental Restoration, Munitions Response, Resource Conservation and Resiliency, and Weapons Systems and Platforms. All Core pre-proposals will be due January 4, 2018 by 2:00 p.m. ET.
The FY 2019 SERDP Exploratory Development (SEED) Solicitation will also be released on or about October 26, 2017. This solicitation will provide funding opportunities for work that will investigate innovative environmental approaches that entail high technical risk or require supporting data to provide proof of concept. Funding is limited to not more than $200,000 and projects are approximately one year in duration. SEED proposals will be due March 6, 2018 by 2:00 p.m. ET.
Details on each of these solicitations will be available on the SERDP website under Funding Opportunities as soon as the solicitations have been released.