Economic Research and Analysis of the National Need for Technology Infrastructure to Support the Internet of Things (IoT)

Funding Agency:
Department of Commerce

 The NIST’s Technology Partnerships Office (TPO) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for activities to assess the potential economic impacts, resulting from Federal research investments, of meeting the Nation’s need for technology infrastructure1 to support the Internet of Things (IoT). By identifying technological and economic trends in IoT research and assessing critical gaps in the Nation’s IoT technology infrastructure, the recipient will produce an economic study to help guide industry, academia, and federal researchers in their efforts to accelerate the critical research needed for timely IoT development.

Deadline: July 24, 2019

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Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for the program listed in this NOFO is open to all nonFederal entities. Eligible applicants include accredited institutions of higher education; non-profit organizations; for-profit organizations incorporated in the United States; state, local, territorial, and Indian tribal governments; foreign public entities; and foreign organizations.



Amount Description

In Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19), NIST anticipates funding one award for approximately $400,000 with a project performance period of (2) years. The award will be fully funded in the first year. 

Funding Type





Social Sciences

External Deadline

July 24, 2019