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Application Process

Letter of Intent

A Mandatory Letter of Intent is required to submit a full proposal.  The LOI should include the proposal title; contact information; technology sector; a brief description of technology, unmet need, and project deliverables (300 words maximum); TRL and justification (300 words maximum); estimated total budget request; GRAMA disclosure; and a W9 form.

Submit the LOI and documentation by August 25th 2017, 5:00 p.m. MST. Failure to submit a letter of intent by the due date will disqualify your application. Send letter of intent to

Download LOI Checklist
Download Application Checklist
Download LOI Template

Download GRAMA Disclosure
Download W9 Form


Complete Applications will be accepted electronically at Applicants will be required to create a profile and agree to all terms and conditions for the program. The website accepting online applications is optimized for the Google Chrome browser. It is suggested that applicants refer to the provided checklist (provided on application website and above) to ensure submission of a complete application, including the GRAMA disclosure, QUAD Chart, W9, all subsections of the white paper and scope of work, budget and budget narrative, key personnel biosketches, and letters of support. All submitted documents must be in PDF format.

Applications are due October 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. MST.

For Reviewers

Please download and complete the following documents. Return to

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