Forensic Science Research and Development Projects

Apply for research and development funding! NIJ has released​ the fiscal year 2017 solicitation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes (pdf, 46​ pages).

The deadline for applications is February 28, 2017.

Operational Requirements

NIJ's Forensic Science Technology Working Group meets annually to develop a list of operational requirements. Learn more and find the latest list.

NIJ funds research and development to improve how law enforcement gathers and uses evidence. It supports the enhancement and creation of tools and techniques to identify, collect, analyze, interpret and preserve evidence.

View a list of all NIJ-funded forensic research and development projects.

Select a link below to see funded projects by discipline:

Date updated: November 18​, 2016